Basic information
Sample name: Niamey

Reference: M. Garba, M. Kane, S. Gagare, I. Kadaoure, R. Sidikou, J.-P. Rossi, and G. Dobigny. 2014. Local perception of rodent-associated problems in Sahelian urban areas: a survey in Niamey, Niger. Urban Ecosystems 17:573-584 [ER 917]
Country: Niger

Coordinate: 13° 31' N, 2° 6' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Niamey
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 29.0
MAP: 515.0
Habitat comments: "within the typical Sahelian region"
MAP stated in text; MAT is for Niamey and is based on Peugeot et al. (2003)
Life forms: rodents
Sites: 18
Sampling methods: no design, baited, cage traps, Sherman traps
Sample size: 557
Years: 2009 - 2011
Net or trap nights: 7576
Sampling comments: "both Sherman and locally made wire mesh traps which were baited with a mixture of peanut butter and traditionally prepared 'soumbala' powder (pounded grain of Parkia biglobosa)... A total of 18 intra-urban popular 'districts' were sampled" and there was "a total of 170 sampling units" where "at least 50 traps" were set "for four consecutive nights... for a total of 7, 576 night-traps"
Sample: 1378
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-25 10:04:15
Modified: 2020-01-14 15:50:38
Abundance distribution
3 species
0 singletons
total count 557
standardised richness: 3.0
Fisher's α: 0.417
geometric series k: 0.2540
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.2865
Shannon's H: 0.5524
Good's u: 1.0000