Qom Province (P1)
Basic information
Sample name: Qom Province (P1)

Reference: M. Ebrahimi, F. Ahmadzadeh, H. Mostafavi, A. R. Mehrabian, A. Abdoli, and A. S. Mahini. 2013. The ecological associations of surface-dwelling lizards in Qom Province in the northwest of Central Plateau of Iran. PLOS ONE 8(12):e83890 [ER 1147]
Geography
Country: Iran
State: Qom

Coordinate: 34° 38' N, 50° 53' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Qom
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.6
CMT: 8.2
MAP: 150.0
Habitat comments: "average monthly temperatures in this area range from 15.2 to 40.1C during summer and 1.7 to 18C during winter" (apparently meaning daily highs and lows)
Methods
Life forms: lizards
Sites: 1
Site area: 1.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 58
Years: 2006
Days: 92
Seasons: summer
Nets or traps: 75
Net or trap nights: 6900
Sampling comments: "we did not remove, toe clip or sacrifice animals... We placed 75 pitfalls (50 small and 25 large) in each one hectare plot... Pitfalls were checked once every 7 days for 3 months" (from June through August); lizards were "marked with a small dot of paint" and so counts are of individuals
Metadata
Sample: 1673
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-03 16:35:53
Modified: 2015-07-03 16:35:53
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 58
Fisher's α: 1.681
geometric series k: 0.6136
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7284
Shannon's H: 1.4993
Good's u: 1.0000
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