Basic information
Sample name: Habaraluwewa

Reference: J. Yasuoka and R. Levins. 2007. Ecology of vector mosquitoes in Sri Lanka - suggestions for future mosquito control in rice ecosystems. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 38(4):646-657 [ER 2230]
Country: Sri Lanka

Coordinate: 6.39° N, 80.91° E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the southern rice-growing region of Sri Lanka"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.7
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: "the cropping pattern is largely paddy rice and irrigated bananas, with a small amount of other field crops, including sugarcane"
MAP is for Suriyawewa (= Sooriyawewa) and MAT is for the Uda Walewe area (including the study site) and data are from Shortt et al. (2003, Irrig. and Drain.)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, other traps
Sample size: 53538
Years: 2002 - 2004
Sampling comments: "Mosquito sample collection was carried out in Habaraluwewa every two weeks from October 1, 2002 - March 31, 2004... Adult mosquitoes were sampled every two weeks throughout the study period, using a net trap... A cow, which was borrowed from a farmer, was placed in the net trap"
counts are of adults
Sample: 2273
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-15 20:50:05
Modified: 2016-12-18 22:23:56
Abundance distribution
29 species
0 singletons
total count 53538
standardised richness: 29.0
Fisher's α: 2.958
geometric series k: 0.7211
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8022
Shannon's H: 1.9965
Good's u: 1.0000