Lower Honey Creek
Basic information
Sample name: Lower Honey Creek
Sample aka: Area B

Reference: T. H. Kunz. 1973. Resource utilization: temporal and spatial components of bat activity in central Iowa. Journal of Mammalogy 54(1):14-32 [ER 111]
Country: United States
State: Iowa

Coordinate: 42° 1' N, 93° 54' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Honey Creek Golf & Country Club
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 23.9
CMT: -2.6
MAP: 1220.0
Habitat comments: well-drained upland with a nearby river floodplain
"Central Iowa is characterizedby cold winters and moderately warm summers-the warmest temperatures on record are for July and August. The latest freezing temperatures in spring usually occur in April, and the earliest freezing temperaturesin autumn occur in October" (p. 17)
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on climate station 72546 (Des Moines International Airport)
Life forms: bats
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 673
Years: 1967
Sampling comments: "Data are based mostly on a total of 83 net-nights" (P. 17)
Sample: 265
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-04-08 10:28:09
Modified: 2015-02-23 13:12:45
Abundance distribution
8 species
0 singletons
total count 673
standardised richness: 8.0
Fisher's α: 1.276
geometric series k: 0.6142
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7537
Shannon's H: 1.6194
Good's u: 1.0000
Myotis lucifugus827.4 g insectivore
Myotis keenii1184.7 g insectivore
Lasionycteris noctivagans6410.0 g insectivore
Perimyotis subflavus95.6 g insectivore
"Pipistrellus subflavus"
Eptesicus fuscus10917.2 g insectivore
Lasiurus borealis27311.5 g insectivore
Lasiurus cinereus920.7 g insectivore
Nycticeius humeralis99.9 g insectivore