Brasilia National Park (canopy)
Basic information
Sample name: Brasilia National Park (canopy)

Reference: A. R. Lira-Vieira, R. Gurgel-Gonçalves, I. M. Moreira, M. A. C. Yoshizawa, M. L. Coutinho, P. S. Prado, J. L. de Souza, A. J. M. Chaib, J. S. Moreira, and C. N. de Castro. 2013. Ecological aspects of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the gallery forest of Brasília National Park, Brazil, with an emphasis on potential vectors of yellow fever. Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical 46(5):566-574 [ER 2244]
Country: Brazil
State: Distrito Federal

Coordinate: 15° 44' 6" S, 47° 55' 40" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "Two capture areas in the gallery forest near the old pool of the BNP were chosen, with a distance of 200m from one another"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 20.0
MAP: 1450.0
Habitat comments: "The average annual temperature ranges from 18ºC to 22ºC. The average annual rainfall varies between 1, 200mm and 1, 700mm... The months between June and August register an average rainfall of zero"; the sites are in "the gallery forest"
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 2
Sampling methods: no design, other nets, hand capture
Sample size: 829
Years: 2010, 2011
Sampling comments: "Mosquitoes were captured using entomological netting and manual aspirators. From September 2010 to August 2011, adult mosquitoes were captured each month for five consecutive days... two individuals worked simultaneously in each sampling area; one on the ground and another on the platform 6m above the ground"
Sample: 2293
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-19 21:09:01
Modified: 2016-10-19 21:09:01
Abundance distribution
20 species
4 singletons
total count 829
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 3.691
geometric series k: 0.7425
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7960
Shannon's H: 1.9293
Good's u: 0.9952