Buenos Aires City
Basic information
Sample name: Buenos Aires City

Reference: M. G. Freire and N. J. Schweigmann. 2009. Effect of temperature on the flight activity of culicids in Buenos Aires City, Argentina. Journal of Natural History 43(35-36):2167-2177 [ER 2199]
Country: Argentina

Coordinate: 34° 35' S, 58° 29' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: combined
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 17.4
MAP: 1076.0
Habitat comments: "a temperate climate with marked seasonality... The study was conducted in two types of green spaces: an ecological reserve and city parks... The Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, located on the bank of the Río de la Plata, shows a great variety of environments and highly diversified fauna and flora... The city parks... are mainly covered by herbaceous and gramineous vegetation"
climate data are for Buenos Aires City and are from Fontanarrosa et al. (2013, Neotrop Entomol)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, light traps
Sample size: 30467
Years: 1998 - 2001
Sampling comments: "A total of 496 CDC light traps (274 in the reserve and 222 in the city parks) operated for 330 nights between April 1998 and March 2001. Traps were... baited with dry ice as the CO2 source"
Sample: 2233
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-08-16 15:46:17
Modified: 2020-01-14 16:33:15
Abundance distribution
23 species
3 singletons
total count 30467
extrapolated richness: 25.8
Fisher's α: 2.438
geometric series k: 0.6409
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6298
Shannon's H: 1.5529
Good's u: 0.9999
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.