Middleback (wide deep pitfall traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Middleback (wide deep pitfall traps)

Reference: J. L. Read, M. J. Ward, and K. E. Moseby. 2015. Factors that influence trap success of sandhill dunnarts (Sminthopsis psammophila) and other small mammals in Triodia dunefields of South Australia. Australian Mammalogy 37(2):212-218 [ER 1219]
Country: Australia
State: South Australia

Coordinate: 32° 58' S, 136° 45' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: point on map is apparently within or near the Lake Gilles Conservation Park (basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: sand dunes "vegetated predominantly by mallee... and spinifex"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 15
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps
Sample size: 253
Years: 2008 - 2012
Days: 20
Nets or traps: 30
Net or trap nights: 600
Sampling comments: "15 sites spaced a minimum of 2 km apart... Each site consisted of a single line of pitfall traps" with each line including two wide deep traps; "Traps were opened for four consecutive nights in March 2008 and in January from 2009 to 2012"
Sample: 1758
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-09-14 20:37:33
Modified: 2015-09-14 20:37:33
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 253
standardised richness: 6.0
Fisher's α: 1.103
geometric series k: 0.4677
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6414
Shannon's H: 1.2684
Good's u: 1.0000