Mount Bundey Training Area
Basic information
Sample name: Mount Bundey Training Area

Reference: S. P. Frances, D. G. E. Waterson, N. W. Beebe, and R. D. Cooper. 2004. Field evaluation of repellent formulations containing deet and picaridin against mosquitoes in Northern Territory, Australia. Journal of Medical Entomology 41(3):414-417 [ER 2309]
Country: Australia
State: Northern Territory

Coordinate: 12° 52' S, 131° 50' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "~􏰄145 km east of Darwin"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.3
MAP: 1533.0
Habitat comments: "primarily native woodland forest... characterized by a wet tropical climate with a distinct wet (November-April) and dry season (May-October)" (dense but open-canopy savanna based on Street View photos)
climate data are for Litchfield (probably meaning Darwin) and are from Bowman et al. (2011)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, hand capture
Sample size: 2609
Years: 2003
Days: 8
Sampling comments: sampling was in "March, 2003... Four volunteer males (mean age, 42 􏰅 7 yr) participated in the study... repellent formulations were evaluated against nighttime biting mosquitoes on each of eight nights... Participants... collected all mosquitoes biting... using mouth aspirators"
Sample: 2449
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-31 09:07:48
Modified: 2016-12-31 10:10:22
Abundance distribution
20 species
3 singletons
total count 2609
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.947
geometric series k: 0.6803
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6167
Shannon's H: 1.3279
Good's u: 0.9989