Basic information
Sample name: Pole
Sample aka: West Pokot District

Reference: M. J. Mutinga and O. O. Dipeolu. 1990. Saurian malaria in Kenya: epidemiological features of malarial infections in lizard populations of the West Pokot District. International Journal for Parasitology 20(2):149-153 [ER 263]
Country: Kenya

Coordinate: 1° 30' N, 35° 0' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinates are "approximate" and altitude is a local average
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 19.0
MAP: 1172.0
Habitat comments: "natural vegetation... comprises thorny bushes and thickets of Acacia commiphora and allied species and... perennial grasses"
precip "about 50 cm" according to text; climate date are for station 636610 (Kitale) and are based on Blanford et al. (2013, Scientific Reports)
Life forms: lizards
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 44
Years: 1979
Sample: 532
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-22 15:13:54
Modified: 2014-04-26 13:56:11
Abundance distribution
5 species
0 singletons
total count 44
standardised richness: 5.0
Fisher's α: 1.452
geometric series k: 0.6389
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6755
Shannon's H: 1.3177
Good's u: 1.0000