Vargem Grande
Basic information
Sample name: Vargem Grande
Sample aka: Serra do Mar State Park

Reference: M. Galetti, R. Guevara, C. L. Neves, R. R. Rodarte, R. S. Bovendorp, M. Moreira, J. B. Hopkins III, and J. D. Yeakel. 2015. Defaunation affects the populations and diets of rodents in Neotropical rainforests. Biological Conservation 190:2-7 [ER 1140]
Country: Brazil
State: São Paulo

Coordinate: 23° 26' S, 45° 14' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 19.5
MAP: 2200.0
Habitat comments: MAP and MAT based on Joly et al. (2012): MAP ranges from 17 to 22 depending on altitude
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, pitfall traps, Sherman traps, Tomahawk traps
Sample size: 318
Years: 2008, 2009
Days: 110
Net or trap nights: 3420
Sampling comments: "three independent 0.6 ha grids (60 x 100 m each) of live-traps [Sherman and Tomahawk] and six transects of pitfall-traps... Trapping sessions were carried out bimonthly comprising five consecutive nights at each site during one year (November 2008 to September 2009). Overall our sampling effort at each site consisted of 3420 trap-nights, 2700 for live-traps and 720 for pitfall-traps site"
marsupials are intentionally omitted from the data table
Sample: 1661
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-01 19:17:34
Modified: 2015-07-01 19:17:34
Abundance distribution
9 species
2 singletons
total count 318
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.723
geometric series k: 0.5583
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7552
Shannon's H: 1.5555
Good's u: 0.9937