Memphis
Basic information
Sample name: Memphis

Reference: T. M. Kollars Jr and W. E. Wilhelm. 1996. The occurrence of antibodies to Naegleria species in wild mammals. Journal of Parasitology 82(1):73-77 [ER 1620]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Tennessee

Coordinate: 35° 7' N, 89° 58' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: six numbered zones "within the Memphis city limits and 15 outside of the city limits" but in the same county
coordinate based on Memphis
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: suburban
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.9
CMT: 5.3
MAP: 1430.0
Habitat comments: climate data are based on site 72334 (Memphis airport)
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: line transect, quadrat, Sherman traps, Tomahawk traps
Sample size: 880
Years: 1990, 1991
Seasons: winter, spring, summer, autumn
Nets or traps: 2592
Sampling comments: "One to 6 six sites within each of the 12 zones was trapped, for a total of 48 sites.... Sampling was conducted from 15 July 1990 through 1 September 1991... using Sherman live traps and Tomahawk... traps... Each trapping site consisted of 40 Sherman traps placed 10 m apart in a grid or line, depending on topography. Within a grid or line, 10 squirrel and 4 raccoon-size [Tomahawk] live traps were placed" (total sampling effort is unclear)
Metadata
Sample: 1830
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-16 10:59:33
Modified: 2015-12-16 11:04:44
Abundance distribution
18 species
4 singletons
total count 880
Fisher's α: 3.203
geometric series k: 0.7108
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7595
Shannon's H: 1.7950
Good's u: 0.9955
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