Malindi (urban)
Basic information
Sample name: Malindi (urban)

Reference: J. M. Mwangangi, J. Midega, S. Kahindi, L. Njoroge, J. Nzovu, J. Githure, C. M. Mbogo, and J. C. Beier. 2012. Mosquito species abundance and diversity in Malindi, Kenya and their potential implication in pathogen transmission. Parasitology Research 110:61-71 [ER 2242]
Country: Kenya

Coordinate: 3° 13' S, 40° 8' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the coastal district of Malindi... sampling was done in five villages namely: Barani, Central, Kisumu Ndogo, Maweni, and Shella" (coordinate based on Malindi)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.9
MAP: 889.0
Habitat comments: "Mean daily minimum and maximum temperatures are 22C and 30C... Coastal Kenya experiences two major rainy seasons: the long rains from April to August and the short rains from October to December... the urban stratum was characterized by paved roads, piped water, planned housing, drainage services, and electricity lines"
tropical dry forest based on precipitation pattern in Malindi and on coastal location
MAT stated in text is 26C
climate data are for Malindi and are from Gilioli and Mariani (2011, Malaria Journal)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 5
Sampling methods: no design, fogging
Sample size: 2979
Years: 2005
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 60
Sampling comments: "Sampling was done four times between January and December 2005. Sampling was done twice during the wet and twice during the dry seasons... Adult mosquito collections were done using Pyrethrum Spray Collection (PSC)... From each stratum, approximately 60 houses were used for PSC"
Sample: 2290
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-19 13:49:02
Modified: 2020-01-14 16:04:16
Abundance distribution
9 species
4 singletons
total count 2979
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.144
geometric series k: 0.3688
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.0355
Shannon's H: 0.1171
Good's u: 0.9987