Al Ahsa
Basic information
Sample name: Al Ahsa

Reference: A. M. Alahmed. 2012. Mosquito fauna (Diptera: Culicidae) of the Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia and their seasonal abundance. Journal of King Saud University - Science 24:55-62 [ER 2195]
Country: Saudi Arabia

Coordinate: 25° 26' N, 49° 37' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Al Ahsa
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "the largest oasis on the Arabian peninsula... It has been largely an agricultural oasis, with dates being the main crop"
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, light traps
Sample size: 5809
Years: 2004 - 2006
Days: 52
Nets or traps: 2
Net or trap nights: 104
Sampling comments: "During the period from March 2004 to February 2006, biweekly field trips were made... Adult mosquitoes were collected from the study area using one CDC and one standard New Jersey (NJ) light traps... The light traps were operated once every 2 weeks"
Sample: 2227
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-08-15 16:05:43
Modified: 2016-08-15 16:05:43
Abundance distribution
18 species
1 singleton
total count 5809
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.297
geometric series k: 0.6371
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8058
Shannon's H: 2.0030
Good's u: 0.9998