Ora Banda (September 2000)
Basic information
Sample name: Ora Banda (September 2000)

Reference: S. A. Thompson and G. G. Thompson. 2005. Temporal variations in reptile assemblages in the Goldfields of Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 88:25-36 [ER 2791]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Western Australia

Coordinate: 30° 27' S, 121° 4' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "nine relatively undisturbed sites (Gimlet, Palace, Rose, Wendy Gully, Salmon Gums, Spinifex, Davyhurst, Security and Crossroads) in the gold mining region of Ora Banda"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 25.9
CMT: 10.8
MAP: 268.0
Habitat comments: "The vegetation was heterogenous, ranging from Eucalypt-Casuarina-Mulga woodlands interspersed with Acacia, to sparsely distributed spinifex (Triodia spp.) and shrubs (Acacia spp.) to dense shrubs"
climate data are for the Kalgoorlie-Boulder airport
Methods
Life forms: lizards, snakes
Sites: 9
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps
Sample size: 402
Years: 2000 - 2003
Days: 7
Nets or traps: 432
Sampling comments: "All sites were pit-trapped on eleven occasions between September 2000 and January 2003... using alternating 20 L PVC buckets and 150 mm PVC pipes (600 mm deep) joined by 250 mm high x 30 m long fly-wire drift fences. Each site had eight rows of six pit-traps... During each surveying period, each pit-trap was opened for seven days"
Metadata
Sample: 3025
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-06-11 10:26:49
Modified: 2018-06-11 10:26:49
Abundance distribution
34 species
9 singletons
total count 402
Fisher's α: 8.862
geometric series k: 0.8767
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9083
Shannon's H: 2.8025
Good's u: 0.9776
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