Samanar Hills (September - November 2006)
Basic information
Sample name: Samanar Hills (September - November 2006)

Reference: K. S. Malar, R. Gopal, and R. Selvaraj Pandian. 2015. Influential inflicts of monsoon and agricultural practices among the population density of mosquitoes in the agro-rural villages of Madurai. International Journal of Mosquito Research 2(1):42-46 [ER 2216]
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 9° 55' N, 78° 3' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the villages surrounding the Samanar hills, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India" (coordinate based on Samanar Hills)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 28.5
MAP: 765.0
Habitat comments: "The agro rural areas [meaning in the study area] may be severely affected with the onset of monsoon rains at different stages of rice cultivation"; seasonal rainfall in this area indicates dry broadleaf forest
climate data are for Theni District to the west of Madurai and are from Udayakumar et al. (2014, Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design
Sample size: 9682
Sampling comments: "adult and larvae mosquitoes were collected and reared to adults respectively" and collections were "based upon the Southwest and Northeast monsoon rains and the water released from Periyar dam for irrigation practices in the villages"
Sample: 2256
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-09-04 14:59:46
Modified: 2016-12-18 17:07:50
Abundance distribution
31 species
3 singletons
total count 9682
Fisher's α: 3.975
geometric series k: 0.7581
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6546
Shannon's H: 1.5047
Good's u: 0.9997