Vellore
Basic information
Sample name: Vellore

Reference: S. Chandy, R. G. Ulrich, M. Schlegel, R. Petraityte, K. Sasnauskas, D. J. Prakash, V. Balraj, P. Abraham, and G. Sridharan. 2013. Hantavirus infection among wild small mammals in Vellore, south India. Zoonoses and Public Health 60(5):336-340 [ER 860]
Geography
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 12.93° N, 79.13° E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in a 67 km radius" around Vellore town
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "around domestic areas, farmlands and rice granaries"
"a large fraction" of rainfall is received in the monsoon "from October to December"
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, baited
Sample size: 84
Sampling comments: live traps of an unspecified design baited with "Coconut bits, paddy grain and dry fish"
Metadata
Sample: 1226
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-16 12:37:25
Modified: 2015-02-16 12:37:25
Abundance distribution
4 species
1 singleton
total count 84
Fisher's α: 0.874
geometric series k: 0.2630
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4684
Shannon's H: 0.7820
Good's u: 0.9884
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