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

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]
Geography
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)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: canopy
Habitat comments: "gallery forest along the Usutu River"
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, other traps, hand capture
Sample size: 2152
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
Metadata
Sample: 2964
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-05-27 19:10:09
Modified: 2018-05-27 19:10:09
Abundance distribution
21 species
4 singletons
total count 2152
Fisher's α: 3.229
geometric series k: 0.7101
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7591
Shannon's H: 1.8593
Good's u: 0.9981
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