Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary (Cassia-Triplochiton forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary (Cassia-Triplochiton forest)

Reference: R. A. Garshong, D. K. Attuquayefio, L. H. Holbech, and J. K. Adomako. 2013. Distribution and abundance of small mammals in different habitat types in the Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary, Ghana. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment 5(5):83-87 [ER 844]
Geography
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 6° 45' N, 1° 43' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "about 10 km north-west of Kumasi"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.8
CMT: 24.6
MAP: 1402.0
Habitat comments: "moist semi-deciduous Forest"
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 74
Years: 2009, 2010
Days: 30
Net or trap nights: 525
Sampling comments: "five consecutive nights" of sampling per month over six months using three 20 x 20 m grids including five groundnut and cassava-baited Sherman traps during the first three months and four grids during the last three months
Metadata
Sample: 1196
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-13 20:16:22
Modified: 2015-02-13 20:16:22
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 74
Fisher's α: 1.211
geometric series k: 0.3780
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5139
Shannon's H: 1.0244
Good's u: 0.9865
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