Meliadine River
Basic information
Sample name: Meliadine River

Reference: R. J. Wagner, C. DeJong, M. K. Leung, J. McLintock, and J. O. Iversen. 1975. Isolations of California encephalitis virus from tundra mosquitoes. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 21(4):574-576 [ER 3250]
Country: United States
State: Northwest Territories

Coordinate: 62° 49' N, 92° 5' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: in "the east-central Keewatin District... several localities along the esker of the Meliadine one of the isolates (Meliadine River No. 1) River near Rankin Inlet on the west shore of were prepared in rabbits (7). Neutralization Hudson Bay"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tundra
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "treeless coastal tundra"
Life forms: mosquitoes
Sampling methods: no design, sweep nets, hand capture
Sample size: 6738
Years: 1973
Days: 31
Seasons: summer
Sampling comments: collections were "collected from July 1 to July 31 by aspiration of blood-seeking females or by sweep-netting the appressed mat communities of lichens"
Sample: 3580
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-12-25 13:57:16
Modified: 2019-12-25 13:57:16
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 6738
standardised richness: 4.0
Fisher's α: 0.412
geometric series k: 0.0958
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4397
Shannon's H: 0.6403
Good's u: 1.0000