National Park Donau-Auen
Basic information
Sample name: National Park Donau-Auen

Reference: C. Zittra and J. Waringer. 2014. Species inventory, ecology, and seasonal distribution patterns of Culicidae (Insecta: Diptera) in the National Park Donau-Auen (Lower Austria). Aquatic Insects 36(1):63-77 [ER 2196]
Country: Austria

Coordinate: 48° 9' N, 16° 42' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "near the town of Orth-an-der-Donau, Lower Austria"; the park "has a total area of more than 9320 hectares" (coordinate based on Orth an der Donau)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate wetland
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 9.8
MAP: 533.0
Habitat comments: "mainly influenced by the Pannonian climate... with precipitation maxima in summer and minima in spring and autumn"; the park "provides an enormous variety of different aquatic habitats, ranging from oxbow lakes, temporary side arms, and sloughs to small water-filled tree holes"
climate data are for Schwechat and are from Suchenwirth et al. (2012, Wetlands Ecol Manage)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 20
Sampling methods: no design, other nets
Sample size: 218
Years: 2011
Seasons: spring, summer, autumn
Sampling comments: "Twenty sampling sites were chosen at the northern shore of the River Danube... From March to October 2011" the sites "were sampled at regular intervals... Adults were caught strictly above the water surface and along the shoreline of their breeding habitats with a hand net"
male and female counts are given separately
Sample: 2230
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-08-15 20:17:42
Modified: 2020-06-05 19:07:11
Abundance distribution
10 species
2 singletons
total count 218
standardised richness: 4.9
Fisher's α: 2.163
geometric series k: 0.6073
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7309
Shannon's H: 1.5430
Good's u: 0.9909