Horsetooth Reservoir
Basic information
Sample name: Horsetooth Reservoir

Reference: D. S. Kisiel. 1972. Effect of two sizes of Sherman traps on success in trapping Peromyscus and Reithrodontomys. American Midland Naturalist 87(2):551-552 [ER 980]
Country: United States
State: Colorado

Coordinate: 40° 33' N, 105° 9' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the easternmost hogback at Horsetooth Reservoir, 4 miles W Fort Collins (SE1/4, NW1/4, Sec. 29, T. 7N., R. 69W.)"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 8.5
MAP: 430.0
Habitat comments: none given
climate data is for Horsetooth Mountain Park and are from Adair and Burke (2010)
Life forms: rodents
Site length: 180.000
Site width: 45.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 176
Years: 1970
Nets or traps: 100
Sampling comments: "a rectangular grid of five rows of 20 traps" including "Fifty large... and 50 small... peanut butter and rolled oats" baited Sherman traps "placed alternately at each of the trapping stations which were located 9 m apart" and opened for "7 consecutive trap-nights"
Sample: 1469
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-03 14:29:31
Modified: 2015-12-01 21:24:59
Abundance distribution
3 species
0 singletons
total count 176
standardised richness: 3.0
Fisher's α: 0.514
geometric series k: 0.2425
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3642
Shannon's H: 0.6497
Good's u: 1.0000