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Table 2 Habitat survey data for each of the 19 sites surveyed for Dromiciops gliroides presence

From: The presence of the marsupial Dromiciops gliroides in Parque Nacional Los Alerces, Chubut, Southern Argentina, after the synchronous maturation and flowering of native bamboo and subsequent rodent irruption

Site GPS Landscape Vegetation type Dominant tree species Dominant shrub species Dominant ground cover species Weeds Tree hollows (number sighted) Distance to water (m) Notes
1 42°43′47″S 71°45′24″W Slope Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Berberis darwinii Moss (limited) No 89   Dead Chusquea culeou (some fallen)
Lomatia hirsuta
Chusquea culeou
Lycalopex culpaeus sighted near this site
2 42°43′49″S 71°45′08″W Flat Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Berberis darwinii Moss No 3 7 m to Rio Menendez  
Lomatia hirsuta Gaultheria mucronata
Chusquea culeou Myoschilos oblongum
Austrocedrus chilensis Colletia spinosissima
3 42°36′44″S 71°53′33″W Flat Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Azara lanceolata Fern No 7 50 m Chusquea culeou; Vine Mitraria coccinea
Chusquea culeou Moss
Lycalopex culpaeus scats
4 42°36′43″S 71°53′33″W Flat Mainly native Chusquea culeou Azara lanceolata Moss No 0 40 m Lycalopex culpaeus scats
Mitraria coccinea Ferns (occasional)
5 42°43′44″S 71°45′22″W Flat Mainly native with some weeds Nothfagus spp. Lomatia hirsuta Moss Yes 29 250 m  
Lomatia hirsuta Berberis darwinii Rosa rubigin osa
Chusquea culeou Maytenus boaria Ribes spp.
Luma apiculata
6 42°43′20″S 71°45′02″W Slope Mainly weeds with some natives Prunus spp. Rosa rubiginosa Fern Yes 0 50 m Bottom of ridge
Azara lanceolata Berberis darwinii Rosa rubiginosa Evidence of pig rooting
Luma apiculata Lepus europaeus scats
7 42°43′22″S 71°45′01″W Flat Mainly weeds with some natives Malus domestica Prunus spp. Rosa rubiginosa Grasses Yes 0 200 m Malus domestica flowering
Malus domestica Fragaria chiloensis Rosa rubiginosa
Cydonia oblonga
Chusquea culeou Cytisus scoparius    Evidence of pig rooting
Trifolium sp. Lepus europaeus scats
8 42°43′49″S 71°45′14″W Slope Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Colletia spinosissima Moss No 69 10 m  
Lomatia hirsuta Berberis darwinii
Chusquea culeou Aristotelia chilensis
Austrocedrus chilensis
9 42°43′47″S 71°45′16″W Slope Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Gaultheria mucronata Moss No 10 10 m Some Chusquea culeou still green, dead trees
Lomatia hirsuta Myoschilos oblongum
Chusquea culeou Colletia spinosissima
Austrocedrus chilensis Vicia magellanica
Luma apiculata
Aristotelia chilensis
10 42°43′34″S 71°44′35″W Top of ridge Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Raukaua laetevirens   Yes 0 100 m Fresh pig scat, bird bones, bird scats, possible mink poo
Lomatia hirsuta Berberis darwinii Rosa rubiginosa
Chusquea culeou Aristotelia chilensis
Austrocedrus chilensis   Lycalopex culpaeus sighted near this site 42°43′34″S 71°44′33″W
Luma apiculata  
Aristotelia chilensis  
11 42°43′37″S 71°44′36″W Flat Mainly native Lomatia hirsuta Vicia magellanica   Yes 0 20 m Dead trees
Berberis darwinii
Austrocedrus chilensis Gaultheria mucronata Rosa rubiginosa
Myoschilos oblongum
12 42°43′37″S 71°44′40″W Flat Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Aristotelia chilensis Bracken fern Yes 0 30 m Fresh pig scats; road through transect
Lomatia hirsuta Vicia magellanica Rosa rubiginosa
Austrocedrus chilensis
13 42°43′40″S 71°44′42″W Flat mainly native Nothfagus spp. Gaultheria mucronata   No 0 30 m Road through transect
Lomatia hirsuta Berberis darwinii
Chusquea culeou Raukaua laetevirens
Austrocedrus chilensis
Luma apiculata
14 42°43′41″S 71°44′42″W Slight slope Mainly native Lomatia hirsuta Aristotelia chilensis   No 0 60 m Fresh pig scats
Chusquea culeou Maytenus boaria
15 42°43′46″S 71°45′19″W Ridge Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Berberis darwinii Moss No 15 20 m Some evidence of disturbance
Lomatia hirsuta Maytenus boaria Myoschilos oblongum Austrocedrus chilensis fungi
Chusquea culeou
Austrocedrus chilensis Brain fungi
Luma apiculata
Aristotelia chilensis
16 42°43′47″S 71°45′17″W flat Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Colletia spinosissima Moss No 19   Bird print, mink print at the water edge, sand, beach
Chusquea culeou Myoschilos oblongum
Austrocedrus chilensis
Luma apiculata
Weinmannia trichosperma Gaultheria mucronata      
17 42°36′38″S 71°53′27″W Slight slope Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Azara lanceolata Moss No 11 60 m Some green Chusquea culeou, walkway construction materials in transect
Lomatia hirsuta Raukaua laetevirens Ferns x2
Chusquea culeou
Austrocedrus chilensis
Fitzroya cupressoides
Weinmannia trichosperma
18 42°43′48″S 71°45′01″W Slope Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Myoschilos oblongum Moss No 25 10 m  
Lomatia hirsuta Gaultheria mucronata
Chusquea culeou Berberis darwinii
Austrocedrus chilensis Maytenus boaria
Luma apiculata Raukaua laetevirens
Aristotelia chilensis
19 42°43′44″S 71°44′50″W Slope Mainly native Nothfagus spp. Myoschilos oblongum Moss No 25 10 m Lycalopex culpaeus scats
Austrocedrus chilensis Gaultheria mucronata
Berberis darwinii
Lomatia hirsuta Maytenus boaria
Chusquea culeou Vicia magellanica
Austrocedrus chilensis
Aristotelia chilensis