Salado Creek
Basic information
Sample name: Salado Creek
Sample aka: Camp Bullis

Reference: L. F. Stickel and W. H. Stickel. 1949. A Sigmodon and Baiomys population in ungrazed and unburned Texas prairie. Journal of Mammalogy 30(2):141-150 [ER 967]
Country: United States
State: Texas

Coordinate: 29° 41' N, 98° 34' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: at Camp Bullis "about eighteen miles northwest of San Antonio... about 100 yards west of the dry bed of Salado Creek" (coordinate based on Camp Bullis)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 29.6
CMT: 11.1
MAP: 797.0
Habitat comments: "ungrazed and unburned tall-grass prairie... Little bluestem, Andropogon scoparius, is dominant in general"
climate data based on station 72253 (San Antonio International Airport)
Life forms: rodents
Site length: 235.920
Site width: 104.850
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 129
Years: 1947
Days: 9
Net or trap nights: 570
Sampling comments: "The trapping area was... approximately 344 feet wide and 774 feet long... Sherman live-traps (rat-size) were baited with rolled oats and peanut butter"; there were 50 traps for the first six nights and 90 during the last three
Sample: 1454
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-02 14:21:55
Modified: 2015-10-08 20:59:02
Abundance distribution
3 species
1 singleton
total count 129
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 0.549
geometric series k: 0.1098
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4601
Shannon's H: 0.6888
Good's u: 0.9922