1 September 2012 Assemblages of Amphibians, Reptiles, and Mammals on an Urban Military Base in Oklahoma
Victor Bogosian, Eric C. Hellgren, Raymond W. Moody
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We surveyed Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, an urban complex largely dominated by industrial and housing facilities but with habitats for herpetofauna and mammals. Using a variety of sampling techniques, we captured or observed >2,000 organisms on 16 study areas. We tallied 11 species of amphibians (all anurans), 26 species of reptiles, and 24 species of mammals, including several species of conservation concern. Species richness and diversity were predictably higher on green-space areas and were lower on areas surrounding airfield runways.

Muestreamos a Tinker Air Force Base, condado de Oklahoma, Oklahoma, un complejo urbano mayormente dominado por las instalaciones industriales y de viviendas, pero con hábitats para herpetofauna y mamíferos. Usando una variedad de técnicas de muestreo, capturamos u observamos >2,000 organismos en 16 áreas de estudio. Registramos 11 especies de anfibios (todos anuros), 26 especies de reptiles, y 24 especies de mamíferos, incluyendo varias especies de interés para la conservación. La riqueza de especies y diversidad fueron previsiblemente mayores en las áreas de espacio verde y fueron menores en las áreas circundantes de las pistas aéreas.

Victor Bogosian, Eric C. Hellgren, and Raymond W. Moody "Assemblages of Amphibians, Reptiles, and Mammals on an Urban Military Base in Oklahoma," The Southwestern Naturalist 57(3), 277-284, (1 September 2012). https://doi.org/10.1894/0038-4909-57.3.277
Received: 27 June 2010; Accepted: 1 May 2012; Published: 1 September 2012
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