Exaltación de la Cruz (spring)
Basic information
Sample name: Exaltación de la Cruz (spring)

Reference: J. Fraschina, C. Knight, and M. Busch. 2009. Foraging efficiency of Akodon azarae under different plant cover and resource levels. Journal of Ethology 27:447-452 [ER 1625]
Geography
Country: Argentina
State: Buenos Aires

Coordinate: 34° 19' S, 59° 14' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in crop field borders of the Exaltación de la Cruz Department"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 16.0
MAP: 1000.0
Habitat comments: "The climate is sub-humid temperate... The original vegetation has been replaced by crop fields and pastures, while a spontaneous and particular flora has developed along the road and crop field borders"
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 31
Years: 2004
Days: 3
Seasons: spring
Nets or traps: 180
Net or trap nights: 540
Sampling comments: "we assessed the presence of A. azarae in six crop field borders (located at distances ranging between 200 and 500 m from each other) by placing 15 trapping stations spaced at 10-m intervals in each border. There were two Sherman traps at each trapping station, which were baited with a peanut butter, bovine fat and oat mixture. Traps were checked every morning for three consecutive days"
Metadata
Sample: 1838
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-16 17:24:57
Modified: 2015-12-16 17:24:57
Abundance distribution
3 species
0 singletons
total count 31
Fisher's α: 0.820
geometric series k: 0.2722
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.2075
Shannon's H: 0.4740
Good's u: 1.0000
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