Hope and Lillie
Basic information
Sample name: Hope and Lillie

Reference: B. M. McIntosh, P. G. Jupp, and I. dos Santos. 1977. Rural epidemic of chikungunya in South Africa with involvement of Aedes (Diceromyia) furcifer (Edwards) and baboons. South African Journal of Science 73:267-269 [ER 2768]
Geography
Country: South Africa
State: Limpopo

Coordinate: 23° 57' S, 30° 37' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "on two adjoining farms, Hope and Lillie... some 40 km west of the town of Phalaborwa" (this is in the area of Gravelotte, basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
Habitat comments: "wooded savanna.. the so-called lowveld... Cattle ranching was the main agricultural activity and consequently the woodland areas were still largely in their natural state. Large trees were plentiful"
Methods
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, baited, hand capture
Sample size: 593
Years: 1977
Sampling comments: "Mosquitoes were collected off volunteer human bait on Hope and Lillie from 7-14 April, 1976... in woodland, on the ground, or in the understorey of trees, and on occasions on or near the summits of the granite hills"
Metadata
Sample: 2961
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-05-27 17:08:30
Modified: 2018-05-27 17:08:30
Abundance distribution
15 species
6 singletons
total count 593
Fisher's α: 2.798
geometric series k: 0.6382
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.1738
Shannon's H: 0.5020
Good's u: 0.9899
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