Udawattakele Forest Reserve (bamboo stumps)
Basic information
Sample name: Udawattakele Forest Reserve (bamboo stumps)

Reference: F. P. Amerasinghe. 1982. Observations on the mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) of Udawattakele Forest, Sri Lanka. Journal of the National Science Council of Sri Lanka 10(1):81-97 [ER 2322]
Country: Sri Lanka
State: Central

Coordinate: 7° 18' N, 80° 38' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Approximately 254 acres (101.6 ha) in extent, Udawattakele Forest is situated on undulating terrain at an elevation of 600m... within the municipal limits of the town of Kandy" (coordinate based on Kandy)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.5
MAP: 2131.0
Habitat comments: "The habitat is best described as degraded secondary forest... A total of 46 acres (18.4 ha) was planted... during 1922-1936, and these species now contribute significantly to the forest canopy"
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, hand capture
Sample size: 1419
Years: 1981
Sampling comments: "Field collections... were carried out during February 1980 to April 1981... Diurnal man-biting mosquitoes were collected by means of 15mt stationary two-man landing-biting catches at points situated 100m apart along the footpaths within the forest"
all individuals were females other than the two Aedes aegypti
Sample: 2474
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-01-02 12:11:48
Modified: 2020-01-14 20:48:48
Abundance distribution
21 species
7 singletons
total count 1419
standardised richness: 7.4
Fisher's α: 3.495
geometric series k: 0.7277
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7522
Shannon's H: 1.7565
Good's u: 0.9951