Crater Mountain Biological Research Station (trapping session 4)
Basic information
Sample name: Crater Mountain Biological Research Station (trapping session 4)

Reference: E. Kale, N. Whitmore, A. L. Mack, and D. D. Wright. 2012. Survival rates of Rattus verecundus and Paramelomys platyops in a murid rich tropical rainforest of Papua New Guinea. Pacific Conservation Biology 18:26-32 [ER 866]
Country: Papua New Guinea
State: Chimbu

Coordinate: 6° 43' S, 145° 5' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: altitude 850 to 1300 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 28.0
MAP: 6400.0
Habitat comments: "primary forest"
climate data based on Bickford (2004, Behav Ecol Sociobiol); MAT estimated from average daily range of 14 to 42
Life forms: rodents
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Elliott traps, Tomahawk traps
Sample size: 50
Years: 2005
Nets or traps: 64
Net or trap nights: 2432
Sampling comments: 7 x 8 grid of 56 trapping stations encompassing 6.7 ha, with stations set 40 m apart and each including two peanut butter and rolled oats-baited Elliott live traps (one on the ground, the other on a trunk or twigs), plus a "rolled oats, peanut butter, biscuits and tinned fish"-baited Tomahawk trap set every 80 m (apparently meaning 8 traps); there were 2128 Elliott trap nights and 304 Tomahawk trap nights
Sample: 1238
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-16 22:04:30
Modified: 2015-10-05 09:14:28
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 50
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.383
geometric series k: 0.4790
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7241
Shannon's H: 1.3968
Good's u: 0.9800