Mudumalai Tiger Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

Reference: T. Ramesh, R. Kalle, K. Sankar, and Q. Qureshi. 2015. Role of body size in activity budgets of mammals in the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Tropical Ecology 31(4):315-323 [ER 1746]
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 11° 37' 30" N, 76° 33' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "at the junction of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala states"
altitude 960 to 1266 m
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 35.0
CMT: 8.0
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: "deciduous (DD), semi-evergreen (SE) and dry thorn (DT) forests"
MAP 1000 to 2000 m (varies spatially)
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Site area: 18700.000
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 11267
Years: 2008 - 2010
Nets or traps: 40
Net or trap nights: 7200
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: yes
Trap spacing: 1.800
Sampling comments: "The present study was carried out in an intensive study area of 187 km2... Camera-trap data for our study were collected between November and April during 2008, 2009 and 2010... Cameras were distributed uniformly across the sites every 1.8 km... Each station comprised a pair of passive infrared analogue camera traps DeerCamR DC300... we had 20 trap stations in deciduous forest, and 17 and 13 traps in semi-evergreen and dry thorn forests respectively"
Sample: 1946
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-19 21:26:56
Modified: 2016-01-19 21:26:56
Abundance distribution
26 species
0 singletons
total count 11267
extrapolated richness: 26.0
Fisher's α: 3.181
geometric series k: 0.7549
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8440
Shannon's H: 2.3274
Good's u: 1.0000
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Panthera tigris267168 kg carnivore
Panthera pardus33133 kg carnivore
Cuon alpinus17514 kg carnivore
Hyaena hyaena2230 kg carnivore-insectivore
Melursus ursinus21367 kg insectivore-frugivore
Elephas maximus33893711 kg grazer-browser
Bos gaurus931481 kg
Cervus unicolor645100 kg grazer-browser
"Rusa unicolor"
Axis axis234040 kg browser-grazer
Sus scrofa29754 kg herbivore
Muntiacus sp.138
"Muntiacus muntjak": most likely M. malabaricus based on the geographic location, but possibly M. vaginalis
Tetracerus quadricornis8
Felis chaus475.3 kg carnivore
Prionailurus rubiginosus7
Prionailurus bengalensis33.4 kg carnivore
Urva vitticolla117
"Herpestes vitticollis"
Urva edwardsii28
"Herpestes edwardsii"
Urva smithii61
"Herpestes smithii"
Viverricula indica1253.0 kg invertivore-carnivore
Paradoxurus hermaphroditus302.4 kg frugivore-insectivore
Paradoxurus jerdoni12 frugivore-insectivore
Semnopithecus priam41910.0 kg
"Semnopithecus entellus": see Nag et al. 2011
Macaca radiata1764.8 kg browser
Moschiola indica153
"Moschiola meminna"
Lepus nigricollis811
Hystrix indica52213 kg browser