Durham County
Basic information
Sample name: Durham County

Reference: C. W. Foreman. 1956. Notes and blood data on some small mammals of Durham County, North Carolina. Journal of Mammalogy 37(3):427-428 [ER 1670]
Geography
Country: United States
State: North Carolina

Coordinate: 36° 0' N, 79° 1' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Most of the trapping was done in the Duke University forests, but some sites were selected at other places in the county" (coordinate is based on Duke Forest)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 15.5
MAP: 1140.0
Habitat comments: some combination of "very swampy areas... old fields" and "wooded areas around the edges of old fields"
climate data are for the Duke Forest and are from Marchin et al. (2014, Oecologia)
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, baited, cage traps
Sample size: 224
Years: 1953
Seasons: winter, spring
Sampling comments: "The traps were made" of 3/16 wire mesh and were 3.5" x 3.5" x 12"; the bait was "a mixture of rolled oats and peanut butter; occasionally a little beef suet was added... trapping extended from January 7 to June 23, 1953"
Metadata
Sample: 1858
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-26 16:12:45
Modified: 2015-12-26 16:12:45
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 224
Fisher's α: 1.879
geometric series k: 0.5885
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5860
Shannon's H: 1.3597
Good's u: 1.0000
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