Keela Arunachalapuram (September 2007)
Basic information
Sample name: Keela Arunachalapuram (September 2007)

Reference: S. Chandrasekar, C. Sundaravadivelan, S. P. Sevarkodiyone, M. Mariselvan, and U. Ramesh. 2012. Study on the density of mosquitoes in a dry area from Keela Arunachalapuram, Vilathikulam Taluk, Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Environmental Sciences 2(4):2167-2172 [ER 2214]
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 9° 19' N, 78° 11' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: in "Vilathikulam Taluk, Thoothukudi District" (coordinate based on Keela Arunachalapuram)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: cropland
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 29.4
MAP: 660.0
Habitat comments: "Keela arunachalapuram is a typical rural area, and also a dry area depends only on rainwater for practicing agricultural activities"
habitat not entirely clear, but Thoothukudi has rainfall in the range of a savanna
climate data are for Kovilpatti and are from Pal et al. (2006, Geoderma)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design
Sample size: 284
Years: 2007
Sampling comments: "The study was conducted for six months from September 2007 to February 2008... A systematic weekly collection of adult female mosquitoes was made for twelve hours at ground level" (sampling effort and exact methods unclear)
Sample: 2252
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-09-04 10:26:21
Modified: 2020-01-14 18:35:13
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 284
standardised richness: 4.0
Fisher's α: 0.659
geometric series k: 0.4127
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6522
Shannon's H: 1.1516
Good's u: 1.0000