Basic information
Sample name: Bearden

Reference: J. C. Howell. 1954. Populations and home ranges of small mammals on an overgrown field. Journal of Mammalogy 35(2):177-186 [ER 2561]
Country: United States
State: Tennessee

Coordinate: 35.94° N, -83.99° W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "one mile west of Bearden, near Knoxville" (coordinate based on Bearden)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "an overgrown field" with "bare ground" and "saplings that were as much as ten years old" with no crops and no grazing
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 1
Site area: 5.908
Sampling methods: quadrat, other traps
Sample size: 166
Years: 1951
Days: 22
Seasons: summer
Nets or traps: 100
Sampling comments: "The circular study area had a radius of 450 feet and an area of 14.6 acres. Trapping stations were placed at 50-foot intervals around each of nine concentric circles which were spaced 50 feet apart. There was a total of 277 stations... One hundred live-traps were used... The traps were first put on the area on the afternoon of July 28, 1951, and were removed after running them on August 25, 1951"
Sample: 2848
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-12-06 19:04:29
Modified: 2017-12-06 19:04:29
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 166
standardised richness: 6.0
Fisher's α: 1.219
geometric series k: 0.4911
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5628
Shannon's H: 1.1913
Good's u: 1.0000