Aldea el Rancho
Basic information
Sample name: Aldea el Rancho

Reference: J. O. Matson, N. Ordóñez-Garza, W. Bulmer, and R. P. Eckerlin. 2012. Small mammal communities in the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Mastozoología Neotropical 19(1):71-84 [ER 927]
Geography
Country: Guatemala
State: Huehuetenango

Coordinate: 15° 29' 22" N, 91° 33' 16" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "6.5 km SE Todos Santos Cuchumatán, Aldea el Rancho"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical coniferous forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 19.7
CMT: 16.1
MAP: 982.0
Habitat comments: "coniferous cloud forest composed of several species of conifers"
climate data are for Comitan de Dominguez and are from Johnson et al. (2015, Mesoamerican Herpetology)
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps, Sherman traps, snap traps
Sample size: 142
Years: 2004, 2005, 2008
Seasons: dry
Net or trap nights: 1786
Sampling comments: "In 2004/2005 we recorded 600 trap nights and 76 pitfall nights. In 2008 we recorded 863 trap nights and 247 pitfall nights"; trapping employed "Victor rat, Museum Special, Sherman collapsible live, and pitfall (1 liter) traps... set at 5 m to 10 m intervals in straight lines" (baiting not discussed)
Metadata
Sample: 1400
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-26 09:53:11
Modified: 2015-12-01 13:56:07
Abundance distribution
8 species
1 singleton
total count 142
Fisher's α: 1.834
geometric series k: 0.5719
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7560
Shannon's H: 1.5990
Good's u: 0.9931
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