Mudumalai Tiger Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

Reference: T. Ramesh, R. Kalle, K. Sankar, and Q. Qureshi. 2015. Role of body size in activity budgets of mammals in the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Tropical Ecology 31(4):315-323 [ER 1746]
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 11° 37' 30" N, 76° 33' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "at the junction of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala states"
altitude 960 to 1266 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 35.0
CMT: 8.0
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: "deciduous (DD), semi-evergreen (SE) and dry thorn (DT) forests"
MAP 1000 to 2000 m (varies spatially)
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Site area: 18700.000
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 11267
Years: 2008 - 2010
Nets or traps: 40
Net or trap nights: 7200
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: yes
Trap spacing: 1.800
Sampling comments: "The present study was carried out in an intensive study area of 187 km2... Camera-trap data for our study were collected between November and April during 2008, 2009 and 2010... Cameras were distributed uniformly across the sites every 1.8 km... Each station comprised a pair of passive infrared analogue camera traps DeerCamR DC300... we had 20 trap stations in deciduous forest, and 17 and 13 traps in semi-evergreen and dry thorn forests respectively"
Sample: 1946
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-19 21:26:56
Modified: 2016-01-19 21:26:56
Abundance distribution
26 species
0 singletons
total count 11267
standardised richness: 26.0
Fisher's α: 3.181
geometric series k: 0.7549
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8440
Shannon's H: 2.3274
Good's u: 1.0000
Panthera tigris267161 kg carnivore
Panthera pardus33132 kg carnivore
Cuon alpinus17515 kg carnivore
Hyaena hyaena2232 kg carnivore
Melursus ursinus21367 kg insectivore-frugivore
Elephas maximus33893711 kg grazer-browser
Bos frontalis gaurus931 grazer-browser
"Bos gaurus"
Rusa unicolor645100 g browser-grazer
Axis axis234040 kg browser-grazer
Sus scrofa29754 kg herbivore
Muntiacus muntjak13818 kg browser
Tetracerus quadricornis8
Felis chaus47 carnivore
Prionailurus rubiginosus7
Prionailurus bengalensis33.2 kg carnivore
Herpestes vitticollis117
Herpestes edwardsii28
Herpestes smithii61
Viverricula indica1253.4 kg invertivore-carnivore
Paradoxurus hermaphroditus302.7 kg frugivore-insectivore
Paradoxurus jerdoni12 frugivore-insectivore
Semnopithecus entellus419 folivore-frugivore
Macaca radiata1764.8 kg browser
Moschiola indica153
"Moschiola meminna"
Lepus nigricollis811
Hystrix indica522