National Forest of Caxiuanã
Basic information
Sample name: National Forest of Caxiuanã

Reference: U. E. C. Confalonieri and C. C. Neto. 2012. Diversity of mosquito vectors (Diptera: Culicidae) in Caxiuanã, Pará,Brazil. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases 2012(741273):1-8 [ER 2243]
Country: Brazil
State: Pará

Coordinate: 1° 48' S, 51° 26' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: in the "municipality of Melgaço... at the Ferreira Pena Research Station of the Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi" (coordinate based on Caxiuanã National Forest)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.3
MAP: 1865.0
Habitat comments: "The study site was a meteorological tower (54 meters high) of the project LBA-Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in the Amazon. It is a pristine forest ecosystem"
climate data are based on sample 1889
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: no design, other nets, light traps
Sample size: 25432
Years: 2005, 2006
Days: 25
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 100
Sampling comments: "Field trips were performed in the months of July, September, and December 2005 and February and April of 2006... A total of 25, 433 specimens were collected... in each of the five field trips three night-time (6:00 pm–6:00 am) and two diurnal (6:00 am–6:00 pm) collecting periods lasting twelve hours each were performed. Mosquito captures were conducted using CDC light traps as well as entomological hand nets at four different heights: 30m (forest canopy), 16 m, 8 m, and ground level. One collector and one CDC trap were placed at each height"
Sample: 2291
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-19 20:50:38
Modified: 2016-12-19 21:51:17
Abundance distribution
54 species
6 singletons
total count 25432
extrapolated richness: 62.1
Fisher's α: 6.532
geometric series k: 0.8285
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.2929
Shannon's H: 0.8783
Good's u: 0.9998
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.