Hopland Research and Extension Center (woodland-grass)
Basic information
Sample name: Hopland Research and Extension Center (woodland-grass)

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: Mediterranean woodland
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: 294
Years: 1992, 1993
Days: 36
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: 3127
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-12-27 15:47:47
Modified: 2018-12-27 15:47:47
Abundance distribution
10 species
2 singletons
total count 294
standardised richness: 5.8
Fisher's α: 2.001
geometric series k: 0.5995
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7526
Shannon's H: 1.6327
Good's u: 0.9932