Ñacuñán Biosphere Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Ñacuñán Biosphere Reserve

Reference: M. Lareschi, R. Ojeda, and P. M. Linardi. 2004. Flea parasites of small mammals in the Monte Desert biome in Argentina with new host and locality records. Acta Parasitologica 49(1):63-66 [ER 2589]
Country: Argentina
State: Mendoza

Coordinate: 34° 2' S, 67° 58' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "200 km southeast of Mendoza city"
elevation is an average for the reserve
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Protection: biosphere reserve
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.4
CMT: 6.9
MAP: 326.0
Habitat comments: in the "Monte Desert Province" and specifically "in the Mesquite forest... dominated by open woodlands of Prosopis sp."
CMT and WMT are for Ñacuñán and are from Allegretti et al. (1997, J Arid Environ)
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, other traps
Sample size: 79
Years: 2000
Days: 9
Nets or traps: 70
Net or trap nights: 630
Sampling comments: "captured during nine consecutive days in May of 2000 using a rectangular grid of 70 trap stations (7 x 10) 10 m apart. A live trap... was placed at each station. Traps were baited with an oiled apple... After recovering" individuals "were released" where captured
Sample: 2853
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-12-14 13:47:18
Modified: 2017-12-14 16:22:00
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 79
standardised richness: 4.1
Fisher's α: 1.187
geometric series k: 0.3883
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6178
Shannon's H: 1.1977
Good's u: 0.9873