Zarqan County
Basic information
Sample name: Zarqan County

Reference: A. Masoumeh, A. Kourosh, K. Mohsen, M. M. Hossein, A. Qasem, M.-F. M. Djaefar, N. M. Esmaeil, and D. Tahereh. 2014. Laboratory based diagnosis of leishmaniasis in rodents as the reservoir hosts in southern Iran, 2012. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 4:S575-S580 [ER 904]
Country: Iran
State: Fars

Coordinate: 29° 46' N, 52° 43' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "The studied areas were Lapooee, Band-Amir, Rahmat-Abad, Shahriyar, Dormanezar and Shool"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 13.8
MAP: 330.0
Habitat comments: apparently "desert and semi-desert" and "from outside and marginalized rural areas" (apparently meaning not arable land)
climate data are for Zarqan and are from Erfani et al. (2013, IJFAS)
Life forms: rodents
Sites: 5
Sampling methods: no design, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 108
Years: 2012
Net or trap nights: 220
Sampling comments: "Rodents were captured once every month using 20 standard Sherman live traps... placed next to burrow holes, and baited with a mixture of dates, cucumbers or millet seeds"; there were 20 trap nights a month over 11 months
Sample: 1352
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-23 17:31:24
Modified: 2015-10-05 16:16:54
Abundance distribution
3 species
0 singletons
total count 108
standardised richness: 3.0
Fisher's α: 0.572
geometric series k: 0.2397
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3207
Shannon's H: 0.5993
Good's u: 1.0000