Fort Riley Military Reservation
Basic information
Sample name: Fort Riley Military Reservation

Reference: W. H. Busby and J. R. Parmelee. 1996. Historical changes in a herpetofaunal assemblage in the Flint Hills of Kansas. American Midland Naturalist 135(1):81-91 [ER 173]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Kansas

Coordinate: 39° 6' N, 96° 49' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Fort Riley
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 12.7
WMT: 26.6
CMT: -1.8
MAP: 810.0
Habitat comments: "native tallgrass prairie"
MAP stated in text; temperature data based on Coiner et al. (2010, USGS Scientific Investigations Report 20105021)
Methods
Life forms: lizards, snakes, turtles, frogs, salamanders
Sampling methods: no design, hoop nets, drift fences, funnel traps, auditory, hand capture
Sample size: 3523
Years: 1993
Sampling comments: "a variety of methods" were used, including artificial shelters, drift fences, funnel traps, opportunistic surveys, aural surveys, and hoop nets
Metadata
Sample: 384
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-14 12:05:13
Modified: 2014-04-27 14:02:39
Abundance distribution
39 species
3 singletons
total count 3523
Fisher's α: 6.137
geometric series k: 0.8412
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8877
Shannon's H: 2.5667
Good's u: 0.9991
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