Basic information
Sample name: Suffolk

Reference: R. K. Rose and L. J. Ford. 2012. Minor species as the dominant rodents in an oldfield. American Midland Naturalist 168(1):1-8 [ER 2537]
Country: United States
State: Virginia

Coordinate: 36° 44' N, 76° 37' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "1 km wm west of Great Dismal Swamp National... in Suffolk" in a "ca. 100-ha site" (coordinate based on Suffolk)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: clearcut
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "in early seral stages after logging of the loblolly pines (Pinus taeda) and sweet gums (Liquidambar styraciflua)" with planted "2-3 y-old pine seedlings" being present, meaning that this is a clearcut
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quadrat, other traps
Sample size: 172
Nets or traps: 150
Net or trap nights: 5250
Sampling comments: "The two trap grids were 15 x 6, with 7.6 m intervals... The effective trapping area of the grids was 0.554 ha... One modified Fitch live trap (Rose, 1994) was placed at each coordinate for a total of 75 traps on each grid"
Sample: 2841
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-12-03 14:13:39
Modified: 2017-12-03 14:13:39
Abundance distribution
3 species
0 singletons
total count 172
standardised richness: 3.0
Fisher's α: 0.516
geometric series k: 0.3693
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5058
Shannon's H: 0.8531
Good's u: 1.0000