El Zapotal (terrestrial mammals)
Basic information
Sample name: El Zapotal (terrestrial mammals)

Reference: R. R. Solís-Franco, J. A. Romo-Zapata, and J. A. Martínez-Ibarra. 1997. Wild reservoirs infected by Trypanosoma cruzi in the ecological park "El Zapotal", Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 92(2):163-164 [ER 1636]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Chiapas

Coordinate: 16° 45' 10" N, 93° 7' 0" W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "an ecological park in the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez" (coordinate based on Tuxtla Gutiérrez)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.7
MAP: 948.0
Habitat comments: "The park is large in area (ca. 100 ha) and covered mostly by low tropical forest... The climate is usually hot-subhumid"
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 17
Sampling methods: line transect, Sherman traps, snap traps, Tomahawk traps
Sample size: 137
Years: 1989, 1990
Sampling comments: "From May 1989 to September 1990 mammals were collected using Sherman, Tomahawk and conventional rat-traps (17 of each type) distributed along 17 transects" (total collecting effort is unclear)
Metadata
Sample: 1844
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-19 17:14:27
Modified: 2015-12-19 17:14:27
Abundance distribution
8 species
3 singletons
total count 137
Fisher's α: 1.853
geometric series k: 0.5347
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5844
Shannon's H: 1.1797
Good's u: 0.9782
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