Raso da Catarina Ecological Station (Caatinga, Shannon trap)
Basic information
Sample name: Raso da Catarina Ecological Station (Caatinga, Shannon trap)

Reference: L. S. Marteis, D. Natal, M. A. M. Sallum, A. R. Medeiros-Sousa, T. M. P. Oliveira, and R. La Corte. 2017. Mosquitoes of the Caatinga: 1. Adults stage survey and the emerge of seven news species endemic of a dry tropical forest in Brazil. Acta Tropica 166:193-201 [ER 2285]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Bahia

Coordinate: 9° 44' S, 39° 7' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.1
MAP: 454.0
Habitat comments: "Caatinga... a semiarid climate... The annual rains are sparse (300–500 mm)... The landscape is dominated by dense, shrubby vegetation and sandy soil" and specifically "shrubby-arboreal Caatinga... characterized by dense, spiny vegetation, with marked deciduousness during the dry season"
climate data are for the "regional climate" and are from da Costa Dórea et al. (2010, Apidologie)
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 2
Sampling methods: no design, light traps
Sample size: 1124
Years: 2013, 2014
Nets or traps: 2
Sampling comments: "19 field collections were monthly conducted between March 2013 and September 2014. Mosquitoes were captured using 4 Shannon traps, installed at fixed points, two in each environment, distant about 25km each other"
Metadata
Sample: 2389
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-26 09:53:42
Modified: 2016-12-26 09:53:42
Abundance distribution
13 species
3 singletons
total count 1124
Fisher's α: 2.063
geometric series k: 0.5902
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6690
Shannon's H: 1.3970
Good's u: 0.9973
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