Anorana (forest edge)
Basic information
Sample name: Anorana (forest edge)
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° 18' 19" S, 48° 0' 21" 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
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 17.5
WMT: 20.2
CMT: 13.7
MAP: 2300.0
Habitat comments: "rainforest edge... surrounded by interspersed relics of forest, swamps, and rice fields. The village consists of 39 houses with 204 inhabitants. The main activity is agriculture"
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, baited, light traps, pitfall traps, hand capture
Sample size: 17461
Years: 2008 - 2010
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Sampling comments: the study was between February, 2009 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... CDC- light traps and net traps baited with animals or humans were used for night catches"
Sample: 2430
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-30 14:32:44
Modified: 2020-05-29 20:40:03
Abundance distribution
14 species
1 singleton
total count 17461
standardised richness: 5.2
Fisher's α: 1.495
geometric series k: 0.5059
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7320
Shannon's H: 1.5765
Good's u: 0.9999