Trelease Woods (autumn 1938, plot UU)
Basic information
Sample name: Trelease Woods (autumn 1938, plot UU)

Reference: R. G. Lindeborg. 1941. Fluctuations in the abundance of small mammals in east-central Illinois, 1936-1939. Ecology 22(1):96-99 [ER 964]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Illinois

Coordinate: 40° 7' N, 88° 12' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "about five miles northeast of Urbana" (coordinate based on Urbana)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 23.9
CMT: -4.6
MAP: 1010.0
Habitat comments: trees are principally white elm, red elm, and sugar maple; "Until 1917 the area was grazed and a few trees had been cut down; since then it has been undisturbed and can be considered a heavily wooded 'virgin area"
climate data are for Champaign and are from Lin et al. (2004, Plant Ecology)
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, snap traps
Sample size: 44
Years: 1938
Seasons: autumn
Sampling comments: "snap-back" traps with "bait consisted of ground raisins, peanut butter, ground bacon ends, and enough rolled oats or corn meal added to make the mixture easy to handle"; an unclear number of traps were set in a square shape (the description of trap configurations is not tied to this plot)
Metadata
Sample: 1451
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-02 13:49:15
Modified: 2015-12-01 19:24:41
Abundance distribution
3 species
1 singleton
total count 44
Fisher's α: 0.729
geometric series k: 0.1644
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.2569
Shannon's H: 0.5034
Good's u: 0.9773
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