Anorana (forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Anorana (forest)
Sample aka: Ambongamarina

Reference: M. C. Tantely, J.-C. Rakotoniaina, E. Tata, L. Andrianaivolambo, D. Fontenille, and N. Elissa. 2012. Modification of Anopheles gambiae distribution at high altitudes in Madagascar. Journal of Vector Ecology 37(2):402-406 [ER 2302]
Country: Madagascar

Coordinate: 18° 2' S, 48° 1' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in Ambongamarina is 30 km northeast of the city of Anjozorobe"
originally reported latitude of 181844 S, 0480098 E includes a typo and is therefore rounded
altitude 1150 to 1345 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 17.5
WMT: 20.2
CMT: 13.7
MAP: 2300.0
Habitat comments: "rainforest"
climate data are for Mandraka natural forest and are from Ramananantoandro et al. (2016, Annals of Forest Science)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, butterfly nets, pitfall traps, hand capture
Sample size: 8689
Years: 2008 - 2010
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Sampling comments: "investigations in the rainforest were conducted between November, 2008, and July, 2010, with sampling every month during the rainy season from November to March, and once in June or July for the dry season... butterfly nets and a backpack were used for daytime catches of imagoes in outdoor and indoor shelters and in Muirhead Thomson (1958) pit traps. This latter is a rectangular pit"
Sample: 2429
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-30 14:27:23
Modified: 2020-05-29 20:35:40
Abundance distribution
11 species
1 singleton
total count 8689
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.243
geometric series k: 0.4211
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5280
Shannon's H: 1.0594
Good's u: 0.9999