Fort Bayard Allotment (untreated woodland)
Basic information
Sample name: Fort Bayard Allotment (untreated woodland)

Reference: K. E. Severson. 1986. Small mammals in modified pinyon-juniper woodlands, New Mexico. Journal of Range Management 39(1):31-34 [ER 1614]
Country: United States
State: New Mexico

Coordinate: 32° 48' N, 108° 9' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Gila National Forest, 15 km east of Silver City"
coordinate based on the Fort Bayard Historic District
elevation 1880 to 2040 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate coniferous forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Protection: national/state forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 12.8
WMT: 22.6
CMT: 3.5
MAP: 393.0
Habitat comments: "Important trees and shrubs" included pinyon, one-seed juniper, alligator juniper, gray oak, and hairy mountain mahogany
"The pinyon-juniper control treatments... were established as part of a mule deer... and elk... habitat study" and are therefore secondary forest
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, snap traps
Sample size: 245
Years: 1981 - 1983
Days: 12
Seasons: autumn
Nets or traps: 204
Net or trap nights: 2448
Sampling comments: "6 sampling areas" with "2 transects... randomly placed in each. Each transect consisted of 17 trapping locations spaced 10 m apart. Each location consisted of 2 traps, a standard rat trap, and a museum special. Trapping was conducted during the second and third weeks of September each year. Traps were baited with a mixture of peanut butter, oatmeal, and an ant repellent... only 3 transects were run within each treatment for 4 consecutive days" each year and there were two treatment areas, so there were 816 trap nights a year
Sample: 1829
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-15 20:39:18
Modified: 2018-06-30 20:59:09
Abundance distribution
10 species
0 singletons
total count 245
standardised richness: 10.0
Fisher's α: 2.097
geometric series k: 0.6363
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7165
Shannon's H: 1.6588
Good's u: 1.0000