Wolfe Wildlife Refuge
Basic information
Sample name: Wolfe Wildlife Refuge

Reference: L. F. Chaves, G. L. Hamer, E. D. Walker, W. M. Brown, M. O. Ruiz, and U. D. Kitron. 2011. Climatic variability and landscape heterogeneity impact urban mosquito diversity and vector abundance and infection. Ecosphere 2(70):1-21 [ER 2288]
Country: United States
State: Illinois

Coordinate: 41° 43' N, 87° 45' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: none given; in the Chicago suburb of Oak Lawn (coordinate based on Oak Lawn)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 9.9
WMT: 23.6
CMT: -5.7
MAP: 980.0
Habitat comments: none given; the refuge is about 2 ha surrounding a lake in an urban area
climate data are for Kankakee and are from Busemeyer et al. (2010, Castanea)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, light traps
Sample size: 6464
Years: 2005 - 2008
Net or trap nights: 178
Sampling comments: "Mosquitoes were collected from field sites once every 23 weeks from mid-May to mid-October, 20052008" using "up to four CO2-baited CDC miniature light traps with traps distributed at ground and tree canopy level" (number of traps used on average unclear)
Sample: 2393
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-26 13:22:09
Modified: 2020-05-30 20:37:47
Abundance distribution
14 species
4 singletons
total count 6464
extrapolated richness: 19.6
Fisher's α: 1.698
geometric series k: 0.5320
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5920
Shannon's H: 1.1283
Good's u: 0.9994
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.