Xico (montane cloud forest, cold season)
Basic information
Sample name: Xico (montane cloud forest, cold season)

Reference: C. A. Abella-Medrano, S. Ibáñez-Bernal, I. MacGregor-Fors, and D. Santiago-Alarcon. 2015. Spatiotemporal variation of mosquito diversity (Diptera: Culicidae) at places with different land-use types within a neotropical montane cloud forest matrix. Parasites & Vectors 8(487):1-11 [ER 2299]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Veracruz

Coordinate: 19° 27' 15" N, 97° 0' 28" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the municipality of Xico, bordering Coatepec"
elevation 1300 to 1500 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 18.0
WMT: 20.4
CMT: 14.9
MAP: 1492.0
Habitat comments: "well-preserved montane cloud forest"
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 1
Site length: 100.000
Site width: 50.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, UV light traps
Sample size: 420
Days: 2
Seasons: cool
Nets or traps: 8
Net or trap nights: 16
Sampling comments: "Sampling was conducted within a half-hectare square grid (100 × 50 m)... using eight CDC miniature black-light (UV) traps... Traps were placed in two transects of 100 meters, separated 50 meters from each other (four traps per transect), with a distance of 30 meters between traps on the same transect to avoid competition between them; traps were placed at 60 cm from the ground... each site was sampled for two days each season"
Metadata
Sample: 2415
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-28 10:18:11
Modified: 2016-12-28 10:18:11
Abundance distribution
4 species
1 singleton
total count 420
Fisher's α: 0.612
geometric series k: 0.1674
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5057
Shannon's H: 0.7349
Good's u: 0.9976
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