Altura
Basic information
Sample name: Altura

Reference: A. E. Jimenez, F. Vargas Herrera, M. Salman, and M. V. Herrero. 2000. Survey of small rodents and hematophagous flies in three sentinel farms in a Costa Rican vesicular stomatitis endemic region. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 916(1):453-463 [ER 900]
Geography
Country: Costa Rica

Coordinate: 10° 9' 55" N, 84° 13' 24" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the folds of the Pos volcano" (coordinate is within the town of Altura)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 4260.0
Habitat comments: a dairy farm in an area of "lower mountain rain forest"
climate data are for La Selva and are from Kennedy and Horn (2008)
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 257
Days: 36
Nets or traps: 100
Net or trap nights: 3600
Sampling comments: 100 Sherman traps "set once a month for three consecutive days on each farm during the 12 months of the study... bait consisted of a mixture of oats, peanut butter, and vanilla"
Metadata
Sample: 1348
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-22 21:46:26
Modified: 2015-12-26 21:06:12
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 257
Fisher's α: 1.814
geometric series k: 0.6039
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7378
Shannon's H: 1.6540
Good's u: 1.0000
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