Edwards Air Force Base
Basic information
Sample name: Edwards Air Force Base

Reference: M. J. O'Farrell, W. A. Clark, F. H. Emmerson, S. M. Juarez, F. R. Kay, T. M. O'Farrel, and T. Y. Goodlett. 1994. Use of a mesh live trap for small mammals: are results from Sherman live traps deceptive?. Journal of Mammalogy 75(3):692-699 [ER 972]
Country: United States
State: California

Coordinate: 34° 54' N, 117° 53' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Edwards Air Force Base
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 18.1
MAP: 112.0
Habitat comments: climate data are based on Webb et al. (2009, Journal of Wildlife Management)
Life forms: rodents
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: baited, cage traps, Sherman traps
Sample size: 386
Years: 1992
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 240
Net or trap nights: 960
Sampling comments: "live traps custom-made of hardware cloth" and Sherman traps both baited with "a mixture of crimped oats, wild-bird seed, and peanut butter"; sampling was on three "6 by 10-station grids with 20-m spacing" over four days, apparently with only 40 traps per grid per type
Sample: 1459
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-02 16:33:23
Modified: 2015-10-09 17:28:59
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 386
standardised richness: 4.0
Fisher's α: 0.622
geometric series k: 0.3620
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4991
Shannon's H: 0.8971
Good's u: 1.0000