Querocoto (dry season)
Basic information
Sample name: Querocoto (dry season)

Reference: C. F. Jiménez, H. Quintana, V. Pacheco, D. Melton, J. Torrealva, and G. Tello. 2010. Camera trap survey of medium and large mammals in a montane rainforest of northern Peru. Revista Peruana de Biología 17(2):191-196 [ER 1760]
Country: Peru
State: Chota

Coordinate: 6° 22' S, 79° 2' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "near the Querocoto village... Cajamarca Department... on the headwaters of the Río Paltic, which flows into the Río Marañón" and specifically "in two localities: The Pagaibamba Protection Forest and San Lorenzo Forest" (coordinate based on Querocoto)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: agriculture, grazing
Habitat comments: "The main habitat types are the cloud forest and paramo; however, some areas are currently used for agriculture or to raising livestock, especially along the lower margins" (photos indicate that sampling was in forests)
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 66
Years: 2008
Seasons: dry
Nets or traps: 25
Net or trap nights: 2002
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: "This study was performed during the... dry season (July to September 2008)... A set of 25 camera traps (15 Reconyx RC55 and 10 Cuddeback Digital Cam, Expert 3.0 camera traps) were placed on animal trails or where mammals' traces were found... Cameras operated 24h per day"
Sample: 1964
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-24 11:35:04
Modified: 2016-01-24 11:35:04
Abundance distribution
8 species
1 singleton
total count 66
extrapolated richness: 10.4
Fisher's α: 2.383
geometric series k: 0.6043
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6853
Shannon's H: 1.5593
Good's u: 0.9848
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Cuniculus taczanowskii34
Leopardus pardalis68.4 kg carnivore
Lycalopex culpaeus48.0 kg invertivore-carnivore
Tremarctos ornatus3 browser-frugivore
Eira barbara44.3 kg frugivore-carnivore
Conepatus chinga41.9 kg invertivore
Neogale frenata1144 g carnivore
"Mustela frenata"
Odocoileus virginianus1075 kg herbivore