Thiaki Creek Nature Refuge (pasture)
Basic information
Sample name: Thiaki Creek Nature Refuge (pasture)

Reference: T. Whitehead, M. Goosem, and N. D. Preece. 2014. Use by small mammals of a chronosequence of tropical rainforest revegetation. Wildlife Research 41:233-242 [ER 987]
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 17° 25' 52" S, 145° 30' 50" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.3
MAP: 4395.0
Habitat comments: originally "complex notophyll to mesophyll vine forest of high rainfall, cloudy uplands on basalt" but now "cleared but abandoned grazing pasture"
climate data are for Bellenden Ker and are from Kiese et al. (2005, Global Change Biology)
Life forms: rodents
Sites: 1
Site length: 50.000
Site width: 50.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, cage traps, Elliott traps, pitfall traps
Sample size: 130
Years: 2013
Days: 15
Nets or traps: 26
Net or trap nights: 390
Sampling comments: "five trapping sessions about 4 weeks apart were conducted over three consecutive nights" and there were "20 Elliott traps and four cage traps spaced 9 m or 12 m apart and two pitfall traps complete with 5-m drift fence... five rows perpendicular to the slope contained three to five Elliott traps. The two pitfall traps were placed at 10 m and 40 m down the central row. Elliott and cage traps were baited with a mixture of rolled oats, peanut butter, vanilla essence and sardines"
Sample: 1476
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-04 09:44:47
Modified: 2015-10-09 21:07:30
Abundance distribution
4 species
1 singleton
total count 130
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 0.781
geometric series k: 0.2714
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6581
Shannon's H: 1.1178
Good's u: 0.9923