Njeru
Basic information
Sample name: Njeru

Reference: M. Mayanja, J.-P. Mutebi, M. B. Crabtree, F. Ssenfuka, T. Muwawu, and J. J. Lutwama. 2014. Studies on the species composition and relative abundance of mosquitoes of Mpigi District, Central Uganda. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2(5):317-322 [ER 2297]
Geography
Country: Uganda

Coordinate: 0.113530° N, 32.220348° E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in Kammengo Sub County, Mpigi District... Mosquitoes were collected from four villages: Njeru (Lat 0.113533, Lon 32.22035), Ddela (Lat 0.106433, Lon 32.2248), Kiwumu (Lat 0.086867, Lon 32.234183) and Nsumba (Lat 0.083467, Lon 32.206917)... The altitude at the study site was between 1166m and 1194m above sea level"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: rural
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 22.5
WMT: 27.9
CMT: 15.7
MAP: 1400.0
Habitat comments: "The collection sites were in plantations and small gardens close to residential areas and near wetlands that stretch to the shores of Lake Victoria. The primary occupation of the local population in the area is subsistence farming"
climate data are for Kabanyolo University Farm in Mpigi District and are from Okorio et al (1994, Agroforestry Systems)
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: no design, baited, light traps
Sample size: 16403
Years: 2011
Days: 2
Nets or traps: 25
Net or trap nights: 50
Trap spacing: 3.100
Sampling comments: "The distance between the collection sites ranged from 0.9 km (Njeru to Ddela) to 3.6 km (Njeru to Nsumba) with a median distance of 3.1 km... Mosquito collections were made from October 15 through 24, 2011. CDC light traps baited with dry ice (carbon dioxide) were suspended on tree branches in coffee plantations, banana plantations and bushes near homes. Twenty five CDC light traps were hung at each site... Collections were made at each site for 2 nights"
Metadata
Sample: 2403
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-27 09:11:24
Modified: 2016-12-27 09:12:57
Abundance distribution
37 species
3 singletons
total count 16403
Fisher's α: 4.513
geometric series k: 0.7712
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4942
Shannon's H: 1.3111
Good's u: 0.9998
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