Marudhamalai
Basic information
Sample name: Marudhamalai

Reference: P. S. Selvan, A. Jebanesan, G. Divya, and V. Ramesh. 2015. Diversity of mosquitoes and larval breeding preference based on physico-chemical parameters in Western Ghats, Tamilnadu, India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 5(suppl. 1):S59-S66 [ER 2279]
Geography
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 11° 3' N, 76° 51' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: Coimbatore District
coordinate based on Marudhamalai temple
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 29.0
CMT: 24.0
MAP: 950.0
Habitat comments: "The location of the study area was closely associated with water bodies which including fresh water, polluted water, pond and plantation fields"
MAP stated in text is 700 mm
climate data are for Combatore and are from Mohan and Arumugam (1994)
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 309
Years: 2013, 2014
Sampling comments: collections were made "during August 2013 to July 2014"
"natural containers... were examined for the presence of mosquito larvae and resting adults. Sampling was made by using 250 mL dipper"
individuals are larvae
Metadata
Sample: 2380
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-24 11:33:55
Modified: 2016-12-24 11:33:55
Abundance distribution
23 species
1 singleton
total count 309
Fisher's α: 5.745
geometric series k: 0.8447
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9241
Shannon's H: 2.7791
Good's u: 0.9968
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