Raft River Valley
Basic information
Sample name: Raft River Valley

Reference: D. R. Johnson. 1961. The food habits of rodents on rangelands of southern Idaho. Ecology 42(2):407-410 [ER 977]
Country: United States
State: Idaho

Coordinate: 42° 19' N, 113° 22' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the Raft River Valley, near Malta" with some individuals of minor species possibly but probably not captured at other sites (text is unclear) (coordinate based on Malta)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 21.1
CMT: -2.8
MAP: 296.0
Habitat comments: "sagebrush and shadscale associations" under "heavy use by livestock"
climate data are averaged for Burley an Albion and are from Tisdale and Zappetini (1953, Journal of Range Management)
Life forms: rodents
Sites: 5
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, snap traps
Sample size: 846
Years: 1957
Sampling comments: "rolled oats" baited "Museum Special traps placed in transect lines of 50 traps each" with most trapping at five sites (number of lines not stated and no other details are given)
Sample: 1465
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-03 12:32:18
Modified: 2015-12-01 20:48:58
Abundance distribution
11 species
0 singletons
total count 846
standardised richness: 11.0
Fisher's α: 1.785
geometric series k: 0.6444
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7191
Shannon's H: 1.6508
Good's u: 1.0000