Chamela Biological Station
Basic information
Sample name: Chamela Biological Station

Reference: R. A. Gómez-Rodríguez, G. Gutiérrez-Granados, G. Montiel-Parra, A. Rodríguez-Moreno, and V. Sánchez-Cordero. 2015. Diversity and coexistence of ectoparasites in small rodents in a tropical dry forest. Biotropica 47(4):484-490 [ER 1626]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Jalisco

Coordinate: 19° 30' N, 105° 3' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.0
MAP: 750.0
Habitat comments: "The rainy season (>100 mm per month) expands from June to October; March to May usually show no rainfall. The main vegetation types are seasonal tropical dry forest located in hills and semi-evergreen tropical moist forest mainly located in creeks (arroyo forest)"
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sites: 3
Site area: 1.500
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 199
Years: 2011, 2012
Days: 15
Nets or traps: 130
Net or trap nights: 1950
Sampling comments: "Small rodent sampling was conducted every 2 months, from July 2011 to April 2012, including five sampling sessions. We set three 0.5-ha plots using a total of 130 Sherman traps during three consecutive nights for each sampling session; total trapping effort was 1950 trap/nights. Sherman traps were baited using a mix of oat-flakes and vanilla, and opened from 1800 to 0600 h"
Metadata
Sample: 1839
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-16 21:11:51
Modified: 2015-12-16 21:11:51
Abundance distribution
8 species
2 singletons
total count 199
Fisher's α: 1.671
geometric series k: 0.4978
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5222
Shannon's H: 1.1185
Good's u: 0.9900
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