Basic information
Sample name: Dielmo

Reference: G. Diatta, J. F. Trape, F. Legros, C. Rogier, and J. M. Duplantier. 1994. A comparative study of three methods of detection of Borrelia crocidurae in wild rodents in Senegal. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 88:423-424 [ER 2773]
Country: Senegal

Coordinate: 13° 45' N, 16° 25' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 611.0
Habitat comments: "The climate and vegetation are typically Sudanese. Rainfall occurs over a four-month period, from late June to mid-October. Average annual rainfall is 900 mm" but "over the last 20 years this figure has rarely been reached and it was only 611 mm during the year of the study"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: no design, baited, other traps
Sample size: 82
Sampling comments: "The study was conducted in September 1991... Rodents were trapped alive inside dwellings with lattice-work traps baited with peanut butter or onions"
Sample: 2967
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-05-29 21:15:09
Modified: 2020-01-14 18:50:50
Abundance distribution
3 species
1 singleton
total count 82
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 0.611
geometric series k: 0.1170
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.1879
Shannon's H: 0.3843
Good's u: 0.9878