Melaleuca and Claytons (tall scrub)
Basic information
Sample name: Melaleuca and Claytons (tall scrub)

Reference: R. J. Taylor and M. D. Comfort. 1993. Small terrestrial mammals and bats of Melaleuca and Claytons, southwestern Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 127:33-37 [ER 994]
Country: Australia
State: Tasmania

Coordinate: 43° 25' S, 146° 10' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Melaleuca (site seems more likely to be at this location than at Claytons)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 13.5
CMT: 9.0
MAP: 1244.0
Habitat comments: "Tea tree scrub... sometimes with scattered eucalypts overtopping"
climate data are for Maatsuyker Island and are from Kershaw (1987, Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania): CMT and WMT are mean daily min/max averages
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, baited, Elliott traps, snap traps
Sample size: 54
Years: 1991
Net or trap nights: 264
Sampling comments: "Elliot and break-back traps. Elliots were baited with a mixture of peanut butter, rolled oats and oil. Break-backs were set with walnuts"; there were 230 Elliott and 34 break-back trap nights
Sample: 1483
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-04 15:18:40
Modified: 2015-10-10 17:18:36
Abundance distribution
3 species
1 singleton
total count 54
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 0.685
geometric series k: 0.1581
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3816
Shannon's H: 0.6390
Good's u: 0.9815