Study ID 366

Small Mammal Exclosure Study (SMES)

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Realm: Terrestrial
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Deserts and xeric shrublands
Central latitude: 34.350000
Central longitude: -106.880000
Duration: 25 years, from 1989 to 2013

3389 records

24 distinct species

Across the time series Perognathus flavus is the most frequently occurring species


Lightfoot, D. “Small Mammal Exclosure Study (SMES)”. Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research Program. Available at:, accessed 2016.


Pitfall traps - for full details see SMES at LTER site Unit of abundance = IndCountInt, Unit of biomass = NA