Cowley Beach Training Area (daytime)
Basic information
Sample name: Cowley Beach Training Area (daytime)

Reference: S. P. Frances, N. V. Dung, N. W. Beebe, and M. Debboun. 2002. Field evaluation of repellent formulations against daytime and nighttime biting mosquitoes in a tropical rainforest in northern Australia. Journal of Medical Entomology 39(3):541-544 [ER 2308]
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 17° 42' S, 146° 6' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "at Cowley Beach Training Area, Cowley Beach"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 23.6
MAP: 3314.0
Habitat comments: "in a rainforest" (probably primary and at least 100 ha based on satellite photos)
climate data are for the South Johnstone Experimental Station and are from Pohlman et al. (2009, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology)
the station has an "average daily maximum temperature of 28.1║áC and an average daily minimum temperature of 19.1║áC" (mean 23.6║)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, hand capture
Sample size: 754
Years: 2001
Sampling comments: "The study was conducted... during April-May 2001... Four male volunteers (aged 􏰀21 yr) participated in the study... Participants... collected all mosquitoes biting... using aspirators"
Sample: 2448
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-30 20:40:26
Modified: 2016-12-30 20:40:26
Abundance distribution
7 species
2 singletons
total count 754
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.067
geometric series k: 0.3364
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.1592
Shannon's H: 0.4034
Good's u: 0.9973