Basic information
Sample name: Antanifotsy
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° 19' 4" S, 47° 58' 32" 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 savanna
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 17.5
WMT: 20.2
CMT: 13.7
MAP: 2300.0
Habitat comments: "open savanna... The landscape consists of narrow strips of lowland rice and food crops, sisal hedges and banana plantations, and 120 houses with 553 inhabitants in the village. There are two crops of rice annually"
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: 28529
Years: 2008 - 2010
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Sampling comments: the study was between January, 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: 2431
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-30 14:36:55
Modified: 2020-05-29 20:40:28
Abundance distribution
13 species
0 singletons
total count 28529
standardised richness: 13.0
Fisher's α: 1.301
geometric series k: 0.4612
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4120
Shannon's H: 0.9367
Good's u: 1.0000