Benta Wawasan (virgin jungle reserve, canopy)
Basic information
Sample name: Benta Wawasan (virgin jungle reserve, 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]
Geography
Country: Malaysia
State: Sabah

Coordinate: 4° 40' N, 117° 32' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "within the Benta Wawasan oil palm plantation" close to the 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... logged around the edge, but never logged in the steep interior"
climate based on station 96481 (Tawau)
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 53
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"
Metadata
Sample: 2470
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-01-02 09:03:24
Modified: 2017-01-02 09:03:24
Abundance distribution
7 species
1 singleton
total count 53
Fisher's α: 2.161
geometric series k: 0.5930
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7065
Shannon's H: 1.4984
Good's u: 0.9818
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