Bothong District
Basic information
Sample name: Bothong District

Reference: W. Rodkvamtook, T. Ruangareerate, J. Gaywee, A. L. Richards, P. Jeamwattanalert, D. Bodhidatta, N. Sangjun, A. Prasartvit, A. Jatisatienr, and C. Jatisatienr. 2011. Isolation and characterization of Orientia tsutsugamushi from rodents captured following a scrub typhus outbreak at a military training base, Bothong District, Chonburi Province, central Thailand. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 84(4):599-607 [ER 907]
Geography
Country: Thailand
State: Chonburi

Coordinate: 13° 17' N, 101° 26' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "six military training areas" on the same base in the Bothong district (basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "palmaceous, para rubber, shrubby, and abandoned rice field terrains"; photos suggested dry secondary forests
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 6
Sampling methods: no design, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 135
Sampling comments: "Rodents were captured using Sherman traps (3 in. 3 in. 10 in.) baited with banana, corn, and cucumber"
Metadata
Sample: 1356
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-23 20:47:04
Modified: 2015-02-23 20:47:04
Abundance distribution
10 species
1 singleton
total count 135
Fisher's α: 2.494
geometric series k: 0.6073
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5391
Shannon's H: 1.2809
Good's u: 0.9928
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