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 tigris267168 kg carnivore
Panthera pardus33132 kg carnivore
Cuon alpinus17514 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 muntjak13819 kg browser
Tetracerus quadricornis8
Felis chaus475.3 kg carnivore
Prionailurus rubiginosus7
Prionailurus bengalensis33.4 kg carnivore
Herpestes vitticollis117
Herpestes edwardsii28
Herpestes smithii61
Viverricula indica1253.0 kg invertivore-carnivore
Paradoxurus hermaphroditus302.4 kg frugivore-insectivore
Paradoxurus jerdoni12 frugivore-insectivore
Semnopithecus entellus419 folivore-frugivore
Macaca radiata1764.8 kg browser
Moschiola indica153
"Moschiola meminna"
Lepus nigricollis811
Hystrix indica522