Chelemhá Cloud Forest Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Chelemhá Cloud Forest Reserve

Reference: J. O. Matson, N. Ordóñez-Garza, N. Woodman, W. Bulmer, R. P. Eckerlin, and J. D. Hanson. 2014. Small mammals from the Chelemhá Cloud Forest Reserve, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Southwestern Naturalist 59(2):258-262 [ER 1220]
Geography
Country: Guatemala

Coordinate: 15° 23' 9" N, 90° 3' 44" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "between the towns of Cobán to the northwest and Tucuru ́ to the southwest"
elevation 2090 to 2300 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 15.2
MAP: 915.0
Habitat comments: "mixed hardwood-coniferous cloud forest" that is "dominated by broadleaf trees"
climate data are for Quezaltenango (2333 m) and are from Veblen (1975, J Biogeogr)
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps, Sherman traps, snap traps
Sample size: 175
Days: 6
Net or trap nights: 3021
Sampling comments: "Small mammals were removal-trapped using a combination of Victor rat-traps, Museum Special mouse-traps, Sherman collapsible live-traps, and 1-L pitfall-traps... A total of 2, 385 trap-nights and 636 pitfall-nights was recorded"; there were three lines of traps
Metadata
Sample: 1759
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-09-14 21:02:50
Modified: 2015-12-02 21:10:56
Abundance distribution
15 species
3 singletons
total count 175
Fisher's α: 3.928
geometric series k: 0.7562
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8505
Shannon's H: 2.1775
Good's u: 0.9830
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