McHose Park
Basic information
Sample name: McHose Park
Sample aka: Area C

Reference: T. H. Kunz. 1973. Resource utilization: temporal and spatial components of bat activity in central Iowa. Journal of Mammalogy 54(1):14-32 [ER 111]
Country: United States
State: Iowa

Coordinate: 42° 3' N, 93° 53' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on McHose Park
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 23.9
CMT: -2.6
MAP: 1220.0
Habitat comments: well-drained upland with a nearby river floodplain
"Central Iowa is characterizedby cold winters and moderately warm summers-the warmest temperatures on record are for July and August. The latest freezing temperatures in spring usually occur in April, and the earliest freezing temperaturesin autumn occur in October" (p. 17)
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on climate station 72546 (Des Moines International Airport)
Life forms: bats
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 810
Years: 1967
Sampling comments: "Data are based mostly on a total of 83 net-nights" (P. 17)
Sample: 266
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-04-08 10:30:45
Modified: 2014-05-04 16:40:37
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 810
extrapolated richness: 6.0
Fisher's α: 0.879
geometric series k: 0.6001
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7068
Shannon's H: 1.4286
Good's u: 1.0000
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Myotis lucifugus277.4 g insectivore
Myotis keenii434.7 g insectivore
Lasionycteris noctivagans12010.0 g insectivore
Eptesicus fuscus34717.2 g insectivore
Lasiurus borealis23011.5 g insectivore
Lasiurus cinereus4320.7 g insectivore