São Salvador do Tocantins
Basic information
Sample name: São Salvador do Tocantins

Reference: J. S. Silva, J. B. Pacheco, J. Alencar, and A. E. Guimarães. 2010. Biodiversity and influence of climatic factors on mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) around the Peixe Angical hydroelectric scheme in the state of Tocantins, Brazil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 105(2):155-162 [ER 2307]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Tocantins

Coordinate: 12° 43' S, 48° 18' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: in the municipality of São Salvador do Tocantins "on the banks of streams that empty into the [Peixe Angical] reservoir... The capture points placed at this locality were 6 and 10"
coordinates are medians of stated values
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 32.0
CMT: 26.0
MAP: 1000.0
Habitat comments: "in riparian areas where typical cerrado vegetation can be found" (presumably closed forest because the habitat is riparian)
climate data are for Peixe Angical and are from Alencar et al. (2008, Journal of Vector Ecology)
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: no design, baited, other traps, hand capture
Sample size: 2271
Years: 2004 - 2006
Days: 70
Sampling comments: "Sampling was performed every two months for five consecutive days between February 2004-April 2006" (i.e., on 14 occasions) with apparent hand collection of "mosquitoes resting on vegetation and any specimen that was likely to have been attracted by the presence of humans. For the night collections, Shannon traps (Forattini 2002) with a 100-watt universal light were used and insects were captured while resting on the walls. Samplings were also performed using traps (Lard Can Trap) with animal bait (Gallus g. domesticus). The traps were installed at the tops of trees, about 7 m above ground level"
Metadata
Sample: 2446
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-30 17:18:12
Modified: 2016-12-30 17:18:12
Abundance distribution
26 species
0 singletons
total count 2271
Fisher's α: 4.117
geometric series k: 0.7862
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8161
Shannon's H: 2.1655
Good's u: 1.0000
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