Campos de Altitude
Basic information
Sample name: Campos de Altitude

Reference: G. Paise and E. M. Vieira. 2006. Daily activity of a Neotropical rodent (Oxymycterus nasutus): seasonal changes and influence of environmental factors. Journal of Mammalogy 87(4):733-739 [ER 1612]
Country: Brazil
State: Rio Grande do Sul

Coordinate: 29° 10' S, 50° 5' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: within Aparados da Serra National Park
elevation 75 to 1000 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 17.0
CMT: 10.9
MAP: 1850.0
Habitat comments: "Tall grasses dominate"
"markedly seasonal and mesothermic... corresponding to Köppen's (1948) Cfb zone"
summer daily min/max 9.4/24.6ºC, winter 2.5/19.3ºC; MAP 1700 to 2000 mm
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 300
Years: 2001, 2002
Days: 35
Seasons: winter, spring, summer, autumn
Nets or traps: 60
Net or trap nights: 1981
Sampling comments: "7 trapping sessions (5 days each)" in all four seasons from June 2001 to May 2002 "using standard Sherman traps (9 x 8 x 23 cm...) in 5 transects placed ≥50 m from each other. Transects... comprised 14 trap stations spaced 40 m apart, totalling 70 trap stations. Censuses were made with 60 traps; in every trapping session we randomly selected 60 stations to sample... Traps were baited witha mixture of peanut butter, cornmeal, mashed banana, commercial cod-liver oil, and vanilla essence"
Sample: 1827
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-14 21:07:30
Modified: 2018-06-30 20:58:49
Abundance distribution
8 species
0 singletons
total count 300
standardised richness: 8.0
Fisher's α: 1.510
geometric series k: 0.5456
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6881
Shannon's H: 1.4074
Good's u: 1.0000
Oxymycterus nasutus13954.3 g
Monodelphis sp.31
"Monodelphis cf. brevicaudis": not clear what this means, definitely not brevicaudata
Akodon sp.80
said to be new
Akodon azarae3524.4 g
Oligoryzomys flavescens619.1 g
Scapteromys sp.5
said to be new
Oligoryzomys nigripes217.7 g
Akodon montensis235.7 g