Shahabad
Basic information
Sample name: Shahabad

Reference: I. Prakash and H. Singh. 2001. Composition and species diversity of small mammals in the hilly tracts of southeastern Rajasthan. Tropical Ecology 42(1):25-33 [ER 877]
Geography
Country: India
State: Rajasthan

Coordinate: 25° 6' N, 76° 31' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Shahbad" (a typo) in the "Vindhyan Scarp" (clearly shown within the Baran district, basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "hilly tracts... The vegetation is characterised by trees Anogeissus pendula-Boswellia serrata formation... subhumid" (habitat is a guess based on vague reported rainfall figures)
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, snap traps
Sample size: 75
Nets or traps: 360
Sampling comments: six habitats were sampled: rocky, hill top, gully, scrubland, crop field, lake bank
60 peanut butter-baited snap traps in "two lines of 30 snap traps each, " with the lines 15 m apart and the traps 10 m apart, were set in each habitat
sampling effort otherwise unclear
Metadata
Sample: 1255
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-17 14:09:47
Modified: 2015-02-17 14:09:47
Abundance distribution
9 species
1 singleton
total count 75
Fisher's α: 2.670
geometric series k: 0.6368
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6928
Shannon's H: 1.5660
Good's u: 0.9877
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