Xalapa
Basic information
Sample name: Xalapa

Reference: I. Mella-Méndez, R. Flores-Peredo, J. Pérez-Torres, S. Hernández-González, D. U. González-Uribe, and B. S. Bolívar-Cimé. 2019. Activity patterns and temporal niche partitioning of dogs and medium-sized wild mammals in urban parks of Xalapa, Mexico. Urban Ecosystems 22:1061-1070 [ER 3254]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Veracruz

Coordinate: 19° 32' 24" N, 96° 55' 39" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation of the five parks ranges from 1274 to 1580 m with a median of 1352
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: other protected area
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 18.0
MAP: 1350.0
Habitat comments: "The climate is temperate humid C (fm) with an annual average temperature of 18 şC and 1100-1600 mm of average annual precipitation... The dominant vegetation type is the mountain cloud forest"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, other large mammals, other small mammals
Sites: 5
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 946
Years: 2014
Nets or traps: 60
Net or trap nights: 720
Trap spacing: 0.135
Sampling comments: "Inside the city, we chose five representative urban parks" with "recreational activities such as walking, running and cycling... From March to August 2014 we established 12 camera trap stations in each of the five urban parks... We randomly set six camera traps (Spy Game Moultrie® M990i), which remained active two consecutive days, twice a month in each park... The Inter-camera distance was ranged between 70 and 200 m"
"independent records" were defined as photographs separated by at least 10 minutes
Metadata
Sample: 3593
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-01-14 20:07:44
Modified: 2020-01-14 20:07:44
Abundance distribution
12 species
2 singletons
total count 946
standardised richness: 9.3
Fisher's α: 1.938
geometric series k: 0.5727
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7203
Shannon's H: 1.6872
Good's u: 0.9979
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