Bañados del Quirquincho (bañadero forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Bañados del Quirquincho (bañadero forest)

Reference: P. B. Puechagut, N. Politi, E. R. de los Llanos, L. Lizarraga, C. L. Bianchi, L. M. Bellis, and L. O. Rivera. 2018. Association between livestock and native mammals in a conservation priority area in the Chaco of Argentina. Mastozoología Neotropical 25(2):1-12 [ER 3333]
Geography
Country: Argentina
State: Salta

Coordinate: 24° 5' 32" S, 63° 23' 29" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing, selective logging
MAP: 575.0
Habitat comments: "in the semi-arid Chaco... The climate is markedly seasonal with rainfall between 450 and 700 mm... The vegetation is a medium-tall xerophilous forest with a canopy layer of about 12 m tall"
this sample is specifically in "bañadero forest (BF) or short forest/scrub dominated by Prosopis spp., located in land depressions that flood in the summer"
"In the study area there are a few small human settlements spread throughout the wetland, where the rural residents have a subsistence economy based on small-scale and unplanned livestock ranching and forest exploitation for charcoal and fence posts (Altrichter 2006). Livestock graze freely"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 218
Years: 2012, 2013
Seasons: dry
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 640
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 1.000
Sampling comments: "We conducted fieldwork from August 2012 to May 2013... We chose to focus our study on the dry season... we set camera traps 1000±250 m apart... To consider two records as independent, we used the criterion of an interval of >12 h between successive photographs"
Bushnell Trophy Cam Trail cameras were used
Metadata
Sample: 3703
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-10-30 15:41:19
Modified: 2020-10-30 15:41:19
Abundance distribution
12 species
0 singletons
total count 218
standardised richness: 12.0
Fisher's α: 2.732
geometric series k: 0.7424
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7305
Shannon's H: 1.8443
Good's u: 1.0000
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