Huasabas-Sahuaripa Region
Basic information
Sample name: Huasabas-Sahuaripa Region

Reference: G. P. Lorenzana Piña, R. A. Castillo Gamez, and C. A. López González. 2004. Distribution, habitat association, and activity patterns of medium and large-sized mammals of Sonora, Mexico. Natural Areas Journal 24(4):354-357 [ER 1789]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Sonora

Coordinate: 29° 29' N, 109° 16' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in east-central Sonora in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountain Range" (apparently the same as the Huasabas-Sahuaripa region study area of López González and Lorenzana Piña 2002, Wild Earth; coordinate is the midpoint between Huasabas and Sahuaripa)
elevation 400 to 1000 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 20.0
MAP: 500.0
Habitat comments: "The climate is dry... Nearly 70% of the annual precipitation falls between July and September... The main vegetation types are sinaloan thornscrub (ST) and oak woodland (OW)" but there is also a "thornscrub-woodland ecotone (TW)"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 350
Years: 1999 - 2001
Net or trap nights: 2348
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 3.000
Sampling comments: study used "35 mm Camtrakker camera traps connected to a passive infrared sensor... Sampling was carried out between July 1999 and August 2001. We conducted 16 separate sampling sessions... at 88 sampling sites... 51 in ST, 28 in OW and 9 in TW... in each session, we placed three to nine camera traps, separating them 1 to 5 km""
Metadata
Sample: 1997
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-02-04 19:55:29
Modified: 2016-02-04 19:55:29
Abundance distribution
18 species
3 singletons
total count 350
Fisher's α: 4.019
geometric series k: 0.7685
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8485
Shannon's H: 2.2015
Good's u: 0.9914
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