Tonopah Junction
Basic information
Sample name: Tonopah Junction

Reference: B. P. Kotler. 1985. Microhabitat utilization in desert rodents: a comparison of two methods of measurement. Journal of Mammalogy 66(2):374-378 [ER 984]
Country: United States
State: Nevada

Coordinate: 38° 23' N, 118° 7' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "12 km south of Mina" (coordinate based on Mina)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 12.1
MAP: 93.0
Habitat comments: none given
climate data are for Mina and are from Comstock and Ehleringer (1992, PNAS)
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: line transect, Sherman traps
Sample size: 103
Years: 1983
Days: 6
Nets or traps: 6
Net or trap nights: 240
Sampling comments: "40 Sherman live traps... arrayed in a large horseshoe configuration containing 20 trap stations with stations 20 m apart" (baiting not discussed)
Sample: 1473
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-03 15:23:20
Modified: 2015-12-02 20:31:00
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 103
standardised richness: 4.0
Fisher's α: 0.828
geometric series k: 0.5061
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6336
Shannon's H: 1.1693
Good's u: 1.0000