Basic information
Sample name: Massereau

Reference: A. Ménard, M. L'Hostis, G. Leray, S. Marchandeau, M. Pascal, N. Roudot, V. Michel, and A. Chauvin. 2000. Inventory of wild rodents and lagomorphs as natural hosts of Fasciola hepatica on a farm located in a humid area in Loire Atlantique (France). Parasite 7(2):77-82 [ER 1006]
Country: France

Coordinate: 47° 15' N, 1° 56' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: apparently somewhere near Frossay (basis of coordinate) on the banks of the Loire
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate wetland
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "damp meadows (environment 1) surrounded below by slimy calcareaous borders (environment 2) one part of which is flooded during the floods of the river (la Loire) (environment 3)"; cows were grazed in area 1
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: no design, Sherman traps
Sample size: 651
Years: 1996 - 1999
Sampling comments: "250 traps of INRA and Sherman traps and rat-trap-Manufrance-for-capture-of-small-rodents types were set every three months" and 30 traps for larger rodents were also used; capture effort and baiting are not discussed; rabbits were also captured using rabbit traps and shot
Sample: 1496
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-07 21:54:21
Modified: 2015-03-07 21:58:49
Abundance distribution
8 species
1 singleton
total count 651
standardised richness: 4.8
Fisher's α: 1.284
geometric series k: 0.4312
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6411
Shannon's H: 1.3539
Good's u: 0.9985