Danum Valley Conservation Area (canopy)
Basic information
Sample name: Danum Valley Conservation Area (canopy)

Reference: H. L. Brant, R. M. Ewers, I. Vythilingam, C. Drakeley, S. Benedick, and J. D. Mumford. 2016. Vertical stratification of adult mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) within a tropical rainforest in Sabah, Malaysia. Malaria Journal 15(370):1-9 [ER 2320]
Country: Malaysia
State: Sabah

Coordinate: 4° 58' N, 117° 42' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the Tawau Division... in the vicinity of Danum Valley Field Centre"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: canopy
WMT: 27.2
CMT: 26.1
MAP: 1958.0
Habitat comments: "primary lowland dipterocarp rainforest"
climate based on station 96481 (Tawau)
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 22
Years: 2014
Days: 4
Sampling comments: "Three survey points, with a minimum separation distance of 500 m, were selected... One tree was selected at each point... All data collection was carried out from April to July 2014, and mosquitoes were collected using human landing catches at ground and canopy height between 18:00 and 22:00 h. Four consecutive nights of collections were carried out... The collectors, with the aid of a red torch-light, aspirated mosquitoes off their own legs"
Sample: 2468
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-01-02 08:58:22
Modified: 2017-01-02 08:58:22
Abundance distribution
5 species
2 singletons
total count 22
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.019
geometric series k: 0.5373
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5974
Shannon's H: 1.1840
Good's u: 0.9132