Port Broughton
Basic information
Sample name: Port Broughton

Reference: S. R. Williams, M. J. Kokkinn, S. R. Fricker, M. J. Schneemilch, M. J. Humphrey, and C. R. Williams. 2009. Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) Of the Spencer Gulf Coast of South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 133(1):51-56 [ER 2198]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: South Australia

Coordinate: 33° 35' S, 137° 56' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: none given (coordinate based on Port Broughton)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate wetland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.9
CMT: 7.3
MAP: 230.0
Habitat comments: "The Spencer Gulf shoreline is characterised variously by cliffs and sand beaches, tidal flats and vast areas of mangrove forest... Coastal dunes and mallee scrub are typical of the environment immediately inland"
climate data are for Middleback Field Centre and are from Facelli and Brock (2000, Ecography)
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, light traps
Sample size: 6967
Years: 2005
Days: 2
Seasons: spring
Nets or traps: 6
Net or trap nights: 12
Sampling comments: "Adult collections were made using carbon-dioxide baited encephalitis virus surveillance (EVS) miniature light traps (Rohe & Fall 1979), containing approx. 1kg of dry ice... deployed in vegetation 12 m above ground level... collections were made on two dates in Nov 2005, with six EVS traps deployed at various sites in the residential area and marshy areas to the west, resulting in 12 trap collections"
Metadata
Sample: 2232
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-08-16 15:32:27
Modified: 2016-12-18 10:03:36
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 6967
Fisher's α: 0.646
geometric series k: 0.2111
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4491
Shannon's H: 0.7481
Good's u: 1.0000
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