Dinner Creek
Basic information
Sample name: Dinner Creek
Sample aka: Innisfail

Reference: J. L. Harrison. 1962. Mammals of Innisfail. I. Species and distribution. Australian Journal of Zoology 10(1):45-83 [ER 1680]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 17° 25' S, 145° 57' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: also referred to as "D experiment"
"at the foot of Mount Arthur"and apparently in or near the town of Eubenangee (coordinate based on Eubenangee Swamp National Park)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 22.7
MAP: 3533.0
Habitat comments: "Lowland rain forest" and specifically "complex mesophyll vine forest"; the surrounding area is now mostly "cleared for growing of sugar cane" but the site is apparently in primary forest but the "actual stretch of forest... had suffered some lumbering"
climate data are for Innisfail and are from Wilhoft (1961, Herpetologica)
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, baited, cage traps
Sample size: 133
Sampling comments: "105 trap sites over 2 1/2 ha"; trap design was "a 12 mm wire-mesh cage, 16 by 16 by 34 cm. The standard bait used was sweet potato"
number of trap nights cannot be determined
Metadata
Sample: 1865
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-29 19:57:59
Modified: 2015-12-29 19:57:59
Abundance distribution
7 species
1 singleton
total count 133
Fisher's α: 1.573
geometric series k: 0.4848
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5964
Shannon's H: 1.2239
Good's u: 0.9925
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