Hopland Research and Extension Center (chaparral)
Basic information
Sample name: Hopland Research and Extension Center (chaparral)

Reference: L. Casher, R. Lane, R. Barrett, and L. Eisen. 2002. Relative importance of lizards and mammals as hosts for ixodid ticks in northern California. Experimental and Applied Acarology 26:127-143 [ER 2944]
Country: United States
State: California

Coordinate: 38° 58' N, 123° 7' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate is based on Hopland
elevation 720 to 830 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Protection: other protected area
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 937.0
Habitat comments: "The climate in this area is Mediterranean... Primary vegetational types include oak (Quercus spp.) and Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii) woodlands... open grasslands, and chaparral"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals, lizards
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, pitfall traps, Sherman traps
Sample size: 913
Years: 1992, 1993
Days: 44
Nets or traps: 450
Sampling comments: "225 trap stations (15 by 15 stations, spaced 10 m apart), each with a Sherman live trap... and a pit-fall trap" both "baiteed with a mixture of rolled corn, oats, barley, and cane molasses... In addition, southern alligator lizards were caught by hand in the woodland-grass area" but these are excluded from the register
Sample: 3126
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-12-27 15:42:54
Modified: 2018-12-27 15:42:54
Abundance distribution
15 species
1 singleton
total count 913
standardised richness: 12.3
Fisher's α: 2.549
geometric series k: 0.6632
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8277
Shannon's H: 2.1141
Good's u: 0.9989