Stirling Range National Park (drought)
Basic information
Sample name: Stirling Range National Park (drought)

Reference: A. Rose. 1995. The effects of rainfall on the abundance and species richness of small vertebrates in the Stirling Range National Park. Western Australian Naturalist 20(2):53-59 [ER 3299]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Western Australia

Coordinate: -34.32° S, 118.19° E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: two sites "near the junction of Bluff Knoll and Chester Pass Roads at the northern boundary of the park"
coordinate based on the intersection of these two roads
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "mallee scrub"
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals, lizards, snakes, frogs
Sampling methods: drift fences, pitfall traps
Sample size: 55
Years: 1986 - 1988
Days: 126
Nets or traps: 5
Net or trap nights: 543
Sampling comments: "A pit-trap survey was conducted in mallee scrub from December 1986 to September 1990... Pits were opened for 8 days and 7 nights at the beginning of each month. The first eighteen months were conducted under drought conditions" and there were 46 months, so the post-drought data apply to 28 months
"Pit-traps consisted of plastic buckets 300mm in dia. by 400mm deep... A 400mm high flywire fence was run" and there was one line at each of two sites during the first 18 months, with two buckets at Site A and three buckets at Site B
7 x 18 = 126 nights and 543 pit-trap nights
Metadata
Sample: 3672
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-06-08 20:27:02
Modified: 2020-06-08 20:28:46
Abundance distribution
15 species
7 singletons
total count 55
standardised richness: 18.1
Fisher's α: 6.794
geometric series k: 0.8074
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7976
Shannon's H: 2.0688
Good's u: 0.8754
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