Wanawasala (February)
Basic information
Sample name: Wanawasala (February)
Sample aka: Kelaniya

Reference: L. D. Amarasinghe and D. R. Dalpadado. 2014. Vector mosquito diversity and habitat variation in a semi urbanized area of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Entomological Research 2(1):15-21 [ER 2321]
Country: Sri Lanka
State: Western

Coordinate: 6° 58' 0" N, 79° 53' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "a semi-urban area of the city of Kelaniya"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.0
MAP: 2390.0
Habitat comments: "warm and humid for the major part of the year"
sampling was of drains, polluted water bodies, abandoned rice fields, marshy areas, irrigation channels, etc.
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sites: 30
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 360
Years: 2011
Sampling comments: "thirty mosquito breeding sites were chosen, maintaining a distance of at least 200 m radius between two sites... Sampling for mosquito larvae was conducted using the dipping method employing a 250 ml scoop... Sampling was performed on a monthly interval between February and July 2011. Sampling in March was not done as most of the habitats were dry"
counts are of reared larvae
Sample: 2473
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-01-02 12:01:20
Modified: 2020-01-14 16:37:56
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 360
standardised richness: 6.0
Fisher's α: 1.023
geometric series k: 0.3855
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5294
Shannon's H: 1.0762
Good's u: 1.0000