Mtubatuba
Basic information
Sample name: Mtubatuba

Reference: B. M. McIntosh, P. G. Jupp, I. dos Santos, and A. C. Rowe. 1983. Field and laboratory evidence implicating Culex zombaensis and Aedes circumluteolus as vectors of Rift Valley fever virus in coastal South Africa. South African Journal of Science 79:61-64 [ER 2767]
Geography
Country: South Africa
State: KwaZulu-Natal

Coordinate: 28° 25' S, 32° 11' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "near Mtubatuba, about 50 km north of Empangeni" (coordinate based on Mtubatuba)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 1055.0
Habitat comments: "in a dairy herd" and the farm "has a subtropical climate... The natural vegetation on the farm and its environs... is severely depleted through cultivation of sugar cane and artifical pastures but remnants of indigenous woodland remain along a ravine and as a narrow strip along the Msunduzi river"
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sample size: 13532
Years: 1981
Days: 7
Net or trap nights: 70
Sampling comments: "Mosquitoes were collected overnight from 13 to 20 November in portable light and net traps, both baited with solid carbon dioxide. Light traps and net traps were set for a total of 48 and 22 trap-nights respectively"
Metadata
Sample: 2960
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-05-27 16:55:54
Modified: 2018-05-27 16:55:54
Abundance distribution
18 species
0 singletons
total count 13532
Fisher's α: 2.046
geometric series k: 0.6552
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7150
Shannon's H: 1.7305
Good's u: 1.0000
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