Santa Rita Experimental Range (undisturbed mesquite)
Basic information
Sample name: Santa Rita Experimental Range (undisturbed mesquite)

Reference: D. J. Germano and C. R. Hungerford. 1981. Reptile population changes with manipulation of Sonoran desert shrub. Great Basin Naturalist 41(1):129-138 [ER 262]
Country: United States
State: Arizona

Coordinate: 31° 50' N, 110° 51' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Santa Rita Experimental Range
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
WMT: 31.1
CMT: 11.5
MAP: 310.0
Habitat comments: lightly grazed pastures with native mesquite-dominated vegetation
precip 350 to 400 mm according to text; climate data based on station 722740 (Tucson International Airport)
Life forms: lizards
Sites: 4
Site length: 4800.000
Sampling methods: line transect, visual
Sample size: 420
Years: 1977, 1978
Sampling comments: four visually censused transect lines each 1200 m long
Sample: 529
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-22 13:28:15
Modified: 2014-04-26 13:58:10
Abundance distribution
8 species
2 singletons
total count 420
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.402
geometric series k: 0.4421
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4527
Shannon's H: 0.9810
Good's u: 0.9952