Atley Station
Basic information
Sample name: Atley Station

Reference: G. G. Thompson. 1996. A lizard and snake census on Atley Station. Western Australian Naturalist 21(1):59-63 [ER 3298]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Western Australia

Coordinate: 28° 25' S, 119° 7' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "approximately 2 km East of Zado Bore... 55 km SW of Sandstone"
coordinate based on Atley Station
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "red loamy soils which support a vegetation consisting mainly of patches of spinifex (Triodia sp.) grasses and small trees" predominantly being Acacia
Methods
Life forms: other small mammals, lizards, snakes
Sampling methods: pitfall traps
Sample size: 246
Years: 1991
Days: 30
Nets or traps: 60
Sampling comments: "Sixty 20 litre plastic buckets were installed as pit-traps with 5 m of 300 mm high fly-wire drift-fencing between 22 and 25 November 1991... The pit-traps were laid in 10 rows of 6, with approximately 50 m between rows and 30 m between pit-traps in each row" and all captured surviving specimens were marked and released (not clear if the counts are of captures or individuals)
traps were inspected "from the 22 to 30 September and 24 November to 14 December 1991"
Metadata
Sample: 3671
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-06-08 20:02:48
Modified: 2020-06-08 20:02:48
Abundance distribution
24 species
5 singletons
total count 246
standardised richness: 21.1
Fisher's α: 6.579
geometric series k: 0.8219
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8198
Shannon's H: 2.3054
Good's u: 0.9797
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