Playa de Oro
Basic information
Sample name: Playa de Oro

Reference: Y.-K. Chu, R. D. Owen, C. Sánchez-Hernández, M. L. Romero-Almaraz, and C. B. Jonsson. 2008. Genetic characterization and phylogeny of a hantavirus from Western Mexico. Virus Research 131:180-188 [ER 1663]
Country: Mexico
State: Colima

Coordinate: 19° 8' N, 104° 31' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "Municipality of Manzanillo"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 800.0
Habitat comments: "dry coastal thorn-scrub"
climate data are based on Nunez-Elisea (1984, Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc.)
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, Sherman traps
Sample size: 600
Years: 2004
Sampling comments: rodents "were obtained... in January 2004. Rodents were captured using Sherman live traps" (no indication of trapping effort)
Sample: 1855
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-24 13:25:27
Modified: 2015-12-24 13:25:27
Abundance distribution
10 species
1 singleton
total count 600
standardised richness: 5.1
Fisher's α: 1.705
geometric series k: 0.5203
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6027
Shannon's H: 1.3466
Good's u: 0.9983