Ndumu Game Reserve (ground)
Basic information
Sample name: Ndumu Game Reserve (ground)

Reference: B. M. McIntosh, P. G. Jupp, and J. de Sousa. 1972. Mosquitoes feeding at two horizontal levels in gallery forest in Natal, South Africa, with reference to possible vectors of chikungunya virus. Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 35(1):81-90 [ER 2770]
Country: South Africa
State: KwaZulu-Natal

Coordinate: 26° 55' S, 32° 16' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the Ndumu Game Reserve in the coastal plain of northern Natal" (coordinate based on Ndumo Game Reserve)
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "gallery forest along the Usutu River"
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, other traps, hand capture
Sample size: 17805
Years: 1964 - 1967
Days: 64
Sampling comments: "Collections... were made simultaneously in the canopy and at ground level in this forest during 8 periodic visits, each of about 8 days, from November, 1964 to April 1967... Mosquitoes were collected using either man, monkey or fowl as bait... For the majority of collections three sites were used, evenly spaced over about 1, 5 kilometres of gallery forest"
test tubes were used to collection mosquitoes landing on humans and "lard-can" traps with a "mosquito gauze cone at each end" were used otherwise
Sample: 2963
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-05-27 19:03:07
Modified: 2018-05-27 19:03:07
Abundance distribution
30 species
8 singletons
total count 17805
extrapolated richness: 41.2
Fisher's α: 3.517
geometric series k: 0.7276
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5944
Shannon's H: 1.2872
Good's u: 0.9996
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.