Nui Lang Bian (dry season, ground)
Basic information
Sample name: Nui Lang Bian (dry season, ground)
Sample aka: Da Lat

Reference: G. H. Adler, N. I. Suntsova, V. V. Suntsov, and S. A. Mangan. 2001. Fleas (Siphonaptera) collected from small mammals in southern Viet Nam in 1997-1998. Journal of Medical Entomology 38(2):210-213 [ER 862]
Country: Vietnam
State: Lam Dong

Coordinate: 12° 5' N, 108° 25' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "10 km NW of the provincial capital of Da Lat and 7 km W of the peak Nui Lang Bian in the Lang Bian Mountains"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 18.3
MAP: 1820.0
Habitat comments: "pine (Pinus sp.) savanna and a tract of primary evergreen hill forest of several hundred thousand hectares"
94% of annual precip falls during the eight month rainy season
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, cage traps
Sample size: 66
Years: 1998
Seasons: dry
Net or trap nights: 2420
Sampling comments: "Small mammals were captured by live-trapping... along transects from 100 to 1, 000 m long, with 10 m between adjacent trap stations. Wire mesh traps... manufactured privately" were set "both on the ground and in trees" and "baited with manioc... Sampling was conducted" in "January 1998 (dry season)"
Sample: 1229
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-16 13:07:37
Modified: 2020-01-14 20:32:21
Abundance distribution
8 species
2 singletons
total count 66
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.383
geometric series k: 0.5787
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4904
Shannon's H: 1.1655
Good's u: 0.9697