Chabahar County
Basic information
Sample name: Chabahar County

Reference: H. Kassiri and M. Sharififard. 2015. A biosystematic and morphometric investigation of the characters of rodents (Mammalia: Rodentia) as reservoir hosts for zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic focus of Sistan-Baluchistan Province, Iran. Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases 10(1):e18823 [ER 1011]
Country: Iran
State: Sistan and Baluchestan

Coordinate: 25° 33' N, 60° 41' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Negor, Plan and Nobandian, as well Chabahar City, from the Chabahar County" (coordinate based on Chabahar County)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "rural areas... mostly a desert landscape due to minimal rainfall... sandy-clay and relatively soft soil"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: no design, Sherman traps
Sample size: 70
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 600
Sampling comments: "rodents were collected fortnight using Sherman live traps... cucumber pieces, tomato, roasted almond and date were used in the traps. A total of 20 live traps were placed at the entrance of active and constant rodent colonies, at each sampling... 600 traps were installed during the study period" of five months (apparently meaning 600 trap nights)
all individuals were collected
Sample: 1501
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-04-25 15:37:36
Modified: 2015-04-25 15:45:59
Abundance distribution
7 species
1 singleton
total count 70
standardised richness: 4.6
Fisher's α: 1.936
geometric series k: 0.5739
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6754
Shannon's H: 1.3833
Good's u: 0.9861