Ogba Forest Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Ogba Forest Reserve

Reference: J. G. Iyawe. 1989. The ecology of small mammals in Ogba Forest Reserve, Nigeria. Journal of Tropical Ecology 5(1):51-64 [ER 846]
Geography
Country: Nigeria

Coordinate: 6° 19' N, 5° 41' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "7 km south-west of Benin City"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.8
CMT: 24.9
MAP: 1800.0
Habitat comments: "moist lowland rain forest"
monthly CMT/WMT data reported for the study period are missing a month but CMT and WMT seem pretty clear
MAP is based on Atedhor et al. (2011) and is an interpolated value for 1983
"An artificial plantation" is present in the forest, so it is not clear how much is primary
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: line transect, quadrat, baited, Havahart traps
Sample size: 392
Years: 1983, 1984
Days: 33
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 180
Net or trap nights: 5940
Sampling comments: 100 palm fruit-baited Havahart traps in a 10 x 10 grid plus 80 traps in a trap line
Metadata
Sample: 1198
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-13 20:55:36
Modified: 2015-10-04 20:20:34
Abundance distribution
9 species
1 singleton
total count 392
Fisher's α: 1.643
geometric series k: 0.5332
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7651
Shannon's H: 1.6899
Good's u: 0.9974
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