Puerto Barrios (mosquitoes)
Basic information
Sample name: Puerto Barrios (mosquitoes)

Reference: M. E. Morales-Betoulle, N. Komar, N. A. Panella, D. Alvarez, M. R. López, J.-L. Betoulle, S. M. Sosa, M. L. Müller, A. M. Kilpatrick, R. S. Lanciotti, B. W. Johnson, A. M. Power, and C. Cordón-Rosales. 2013. West Nile virus ecology in a tropical ecosystem in Guatemala. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 88(1):116-126 [ER 2237]
Geography
Country: Guatemala

Coordinate: 15° 50' N, 88° 28' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in an 80 km2 geographic area within the Puerto Barrios municipality"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: combined
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.9
MAP: 2888.0
Habitat comments: "within a subtropical wet forest life zone. Climatic conditions are generally hot and humid without a well-defined dry season" and sample points were in rural and urban areas; "Urban sites were defined as having 3 30% of road and human dwelling habitats. Rural habitats in the study area included predominantly riparian forest, pasture, and cropland"
MAP stated in text is 3500 mm
climate data are for Puerto Barrios and are from Graham (1998, American Journal of Botany)
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 10
Sampling methods: no design, baited, light traps
Sample size: 117613
Years: 2006 - 2009
Days: 36
Nets or traps: 10
Net or trap nights: 360
Sampling comments: "Ecological studies were conducted between March 2006 and March 2009... Ten 1-km2 blocks were randomly selected and a sampling site was selected within each of these blocks... Mosquito population densities were estimated from collections of adult mosquitoes in one CO2-baited Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) light trap... and one gravid trap placed for 1 night per month in each of the 10 sampling sites" (i.e., over 36 or possibly 37 nights)
Metadata
Sample: 2283
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-16 19:01:58
Modified: 2020-01-14 16:34:26
Abundance distribution
46 species
3 singletons
total count 117613
standardised richness: 10.3
Fisher's α: 4.525
geometric series k: 0.7922
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8240
Shannon's H: 2.1190
Good's u: 1.0000
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