Thiruvannamalai Temple
Basic information
Sample name: Thiruvannamalai Temple

Reference: K. Manikandan and S. P. Sevarkodiyone. 2014. Altitudinal variation in density of mosquito, Thiruvannamalai Temple, a hilly area Srivilliputturtaluk. World Journal of Zoology 9(3):149-154 [ER 2217]
Geography
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 8° 56' N, 77° 34' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "at Venkateshwarapuram village near Srivilliputtur... in Thiruvannamalai(Hill) Temple and nearby residential area... the height of the hill is approximately 234ft from the ground level. This temple is also called as 'Then Thiruppathi'" (coordinate based on Venkateswarapuram)
elevation not stated
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 39.0
CMT: 20.0
MAP: 830.0
Habitat comments: the hill is "encircled by agriculture fields and other kinds of mosquitogenic places"; there is an "acute rainy season" (suggesting a monsoonal climate and therefore a dry broadleaf forest habitat)
climate data are for Rajapalayam and are from Rajeswara Rao et al. (2011, Food Chemistry)
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 4
Sampling methods: no design, baited, hand capture
Sample size: 2640
Years: 2009, 2010
Sampling comments: "Four sites have been selected... Human-bait sampling method was used"; sampling was from September 2009 to February 2010
Metadata
Sample: 2257
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-09-04 19:24:06
Modified: 2016-12-18 17:14:14
Abundance distribution
8 species
1 singleton
total count 2640
Fisher's α: 1.018
geometric series k: 0.3449
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5063
Shannon's H: 0.9313
Good's u: 0.9996
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