Vellore District
Basic information
Sample name: Vellore District

Reference: . Senthamarai Selvan. 2016. Studies on the mosquito diversity with special reference to dengue vectors in Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences 1(1):32-39 [ER 2213]
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 12° 45' N, 79° 5' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "in Vellore district, in a total of 10 different pockets (either villages or areas in town or panchayath) under five randomly selected taluks viz., Arakkonam, Katpadi, Gudiyatham, Vellore and Thirupattur... between 12 15' to 13 15' North latitude and 78 20' to 79 50' East longitude"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 36.8
CMT: 18.2
MAP: 950.0
Habitat comments: "containers, stagnant pools, discarded tyres, cess pits, domestic runoffs and tree holes etc."
climate data are for the Tirupattur region of Vellore District and are from Sajil Kumar et al. (2015, Journal of Geochemical Exploration)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 10
Sampling methods: sweep nets, hand capture
Sample size: 696
Years: 2015
Sampling comments: "adult mosquitoes were collected with the help of suction tube and sweep net. Mosquito collections were carried out... in frequently twice per month between July, 2015 - December, 2015"
Sample: 2251
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-09-04 10:12:01
Modified: 2020-01-14 16:33:58
Abundance distribution
10 species
0 singletons
total count 696
standardised richness: 10.0
Fisher's α: 1.654
geometric series k: 0.7489
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8252
Shannon's H: 1.9758
Good's u: 1.0000