Black Mountain Road (wide road-clearing sites)
Basic information
Sample name: Black Mountain Road (wide road-clearing sites)
Sample aka: Kuranda State Forest

Reference: M. Goosem. 2000. Effects of tropical rainforest roads on small mammals: edge changes in community composition. Wildlife Research 27:151-163 [ER 851]
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 16° 46' 30" S, 145° 36' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate is midpoint of two stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
WMT: 27.8
CMT: 21.5
MAP: 1886.0
Habitat comments: "Wet Tropics"
climate data are for station 94287 (Cairns airport)
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 2
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, cage traps, Elliott traps
Sample size: 144
Years: 1990
Nets or traps: 96
Net or trap nights: 1694
Sampling comments: "four trapping sessions of four nights conducted at four-weekly intervals in August, September, October and November 1990" using a "trapping grid (220 m 100 m) incorporating 48 trap positions" at each of two sites; there were 40 Elliott traps and 8 wire cage traps on each grid, and traps were baited with "rolled oats and vanilla essence"
counts are definitely of individuals
Sample: 1205
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-14 20:58:11
Modified: 2015-10-04 21:25:16
Abundance distribution
7 species
2 singletons
total count 144
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.539
geometric series k: 0.4938
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6276
Shannon's H: 1.2056
Good's u: 0.9861