Lake Mburo National Park (savannah, grazed)
Basic information
Sample name: Lake Mburo National Park (savannah, grazed)

Reference: P. Okullo, P. M. K. Greve, and S. R. Moe. 2013. Termites, large herbivores, and herbaceous plant dominance structure small mammal communities in savannahs. Ecosystems 16:1002-1012 [ER 943]
Country: Uganda

Coordinate: 0° 36' S, 30° 57' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 20.6
MAP: 775.0
Habitat comments: "grassland dominated, but some areas comprise open tree savannah and woodland savannah where Acacia species and Euphorbia candelabrum are common"; "ungrazed" and "grazed" mean with herbivores excluded or allowed into plots, and there was no grazing by non-native animals
MAP 750 to 800 mm; MAT of 69 F is for Mbarara and is from Baker (1958, Uganda Journal)
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 9
Sampling methods: no design, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 97
Years: 2005
Days: 180
Nets or traps: 27
Net or trap nights: 4860
Sampling comments: three "Sherman live traps" in each of nine locations that were "baited with crushed ground nuts (peanuts) and maize flour mixed with water" and "operated for 30 consecutive nights (hereafter referred to as a ses- sion), once every 4 months and lasted from October 2005 to July 2007" (i.e., six times)
Sample: 1424
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-28 14:31:59
Modified: 2015-10-05 19:36:26
Abundance distribution
9 species
4 singletons
total count 97
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.423
geometric series k: 0.5935
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5132
Shannon's H: 1.1486
Good's u: 0.9588