Buenos Aires Province
Basic information
Sample name: Buenos Aires Province

Reference: L. Rosario, F. M. Soledad, and C. Regino. 2015. Wild small mammals in intensive milk cattle and swine production systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 202:251-259 [ER 1142]
Geography
Country: Argentina
State: Buenos Aires

Coordinate: 34° 34' S, 59° 6' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in Marcos Paz, General Las Heras, Exaltación de la Cruz and San Andrés de Giles"
a very general coordinate is given; coordinate is based on Lujan, which is roughly at the midpoint of the four towns
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: rural
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 16.6
MAP: 951.0
Habitat comments: sampling was within "animal sheds... food storage sheds or silos... human buildings... vegetated areas around dwellings" and "drainage channels"
climate data are for the district of Luján and are based on Bobadilla et al. (2016, Current Zoology)
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 18
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, cage traps, Sherman traps
Sample size: 505
Years: 2008 - 2011
Net or trap nights: 14359
Sampling comments: "Trapping surveys were conducted on 10 pig farms and eight dairy farms" and "mammals were captured using cage live traps (15 16 31 cm) baited with beef and carrot, and Sherman traps (8 9 23 cm) baited with a mixture of peanut butter, bovine fat and rolled oats. The two types of traps were set adjacent to each other every 10 m along trap lines of 50–100 m with 1–3 replicates per habitat depending on the farm structure... Traps were active for three consecutive nights and checked daily in the morning... Animals were sacrificed" and there was "a trapping effort of 7333 Sherman trap-nights and 7026 cage live trap-nights"
Metadata
Sample: 1666
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-01 20:09:25
Modified: 2016-10-18 20:26:12
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 505
Fisher's α: 1.556
geometric series k: 0.6183
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6443
Shannon's H: 1.4421
Good's u: 1.0000
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