Zakouma National Park (trap line C)
Basic information
Sample name: Zakouma National Park (trap line C)

Reference: L. Granjon, C. Houssin, E. Lecompte, M. Angaya, J. César, R. Cornette, G. Dobigny, and C. Denys. 2004. Community ecology of the terrestrial small mammals of Zakouma National Park, Chad. Acta Theriologica 49(2):215-234 [ER 2774]
Country: Chad

Coordinate: 10° 50' N, 19° 47' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "Tinga, alluvial terrace"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 850.0
Habitat comments: the park "is in the Sudanian zone and receives between 800 and 900 mm of rainfall per year, between June and October... In the annually flooded parts, the main vegetation is either a tree savanna dominated by Acacia seyal, or a plain with grasses... The main vegetation of most of the remaining (non-flooded) parts of the park is a more typical Sudanian savanna dominated by trees of the family Combretaceae" and the line was in "Shrub savanna with Acacia seyal"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, other traps
Sample size: 45
Years: 2000
Days: 3
Seasons: dry
Nets or traps: 50
Net or trap nights: 150
Sampling comments: "Trapping took place during 6-21 February 2000, ie during the dry season... Small mammals were captured using wooden-based, wire-mesh live-traps set in lines... Nineteen trap lines were run for three nights each (except lines P and P’, which were maintained for two nights only). Each trap line usually comprised 50 traps, 10 m apart. The baits used were peanut butter on a piece of cassava Manihot esculenta or on a date Phoenix dactylifera"
Sample: 2970
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-05-29 21:54:38
Modified: 2018-05-29 21:54:38
Abundance distribution
6 species
2 singletons
total count 45
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.859
geometric series k: 0.5065
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5146
Shannon's H: 1.1083
Good's u: 0.9556