Seymour (1939, Plot A)
Basic information
Sample name: Seymour (1939, Plot A)

Reference: C. J. Goodnight and E. J. Koestner. 1942. Comparison of trapping methods in an Illinois prairie. Journal of Mammalogy 23(4):435-438 [ER 965]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Illinois

Coordinate: 40° 6' N, 88° 27' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "two miles west of Seymour... R. 7 E., T. 19 N., Sec. 18"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 23.9
CMT: -4.6
MAP: 1010.0
Habitat comments: "typical prairie vegetation; both high and low prairie was present in the area studied"
climate data are for Champaign and are from Lin et al. (2004, Plant Ecology)
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 54
Years: 1939
Days: 18
Sampling comments: an area "62 1/2 meters long and 10 meters wide... set with Sherman live-traps... baited with a mixture of dry oatmeal and raisins" and set for 18 consecutive days
a few snap-trap counts are omitted
Metadata
Sample: 1452
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-02 14:01:24
Modified: 2015-12-01 19:25:37
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 54
Fisher's α: 1.345
geometric series k: 0.4729
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7058
Shannon's H: 1.3507
Good's u: 0.9815
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