Lunyo Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Lunyo Forest

Reference: N. O. Okia. 1992. Aspects of rodent ecology in Lunyo Forest, Uganda. Journal of Tropical Ecology 8(2):153-167 [ER 847]
Geography
Country: Uganda

Coordinate: 0° 5' 0" N, 32° 27' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the northern shores of Lake Victoria" (coordinate is actually inside the city of Entebbe)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 21.1
MAP: 1499.0
Habitat comments: "a small lake-shore forest... tall indigenous trees have been cut in many parts so that most of it is now bush with overgrown tree stumps"
MAP (59 inches) and daily min/max ("just over 60 F" and "in the neighbourhood of 80 F") are for Entebbe and are from Baker (1956)
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Havahart traps
Sample size: 772
Years: 1970 - 1972
Days: 223
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Net or trap nights: 7632
Sampling comments: Havahart traps laid out in a 40 x 110 m grid and baited with "shelled ground nuts, ripe bananas and fresh cassava"
number of traps in use at a time varied from 20 to 49; trap nights laboriously computed from data in Table 1
counts include recaptures
Metadata
Sample: 1199
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-13 21:15:52
Modified: 2015-10-04 21:02:11
Abundance distribution
12 species
2 singletons
total count 772
Fisher's α: 2.017
geometric series k: 0.5997
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7680
Shannon's H: 1.6672
Good's u: 0.9974
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