Basic information
Sample name: Meshili

Reference: A. D. Mhina, C. J. Kasanga, C. Sindato, E. D. Karimuribo, and L. E. G. Mboera. 2015. Rift Valley fever potential mosquito vectors and their infection status in Ngorongoro District in northern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 17(4):1-9 [ER 2232]
Country: Tanzania

Coordinate: -3.14° S, 35.41° E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "in Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) in Ngorongoro district"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 750.0
Habitat comments: "The vegetation consists mainly of various shrubs and Acacia bushes. The area experiences two rainy seasons: a short rainy season between October and December, and a long rainy season between February and May. Typically, the annual precipitation averages between 500 and 1, 000 mm... The livestock species kept in the area are primarily cattle, goats, sheep and donkeys"
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: baited, light traps
Sample size: 1832
Years: 2013
Nets or traps: 3
Sampling comments: "Adult mosquitoes were collected in May 2013 using CDC light traps baited with carbon dioxide. Three traps were set approximately 1.5m above the ground in proximity to potential breeding sites and cattle kraals"
Sample: 2277
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-16 14:13:21
Modified: 2016-10-16 14:19:31
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 1832
standardised richness: 9.0
Fisher's α: 1.232
geometric series k: 0.6094
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6921
Shannon's H: 1.4816
Good's u: 1.0000