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Table 3 Biodiversity estimates [Shannon diversity index (H′), evenness (J′ = H/ln(S)), species richness (Sobs), and Chao2 estimator of species richness (SChao2) with 95% confidence intervals in parentheses] of the mosquito populations sampled from three regions in United Arab Emirates, 2018, during two trapping seasons using CDC light traps and BG sentinel traps baited with CO2

From: Mosquito biodiversity and mosquito-borne viruses in the United Arab Emirates

Site Season H J S obs S Chao2
Al Ain Zoo Winter 0.56 0.31 7 8.2 (7.1–17.8)
Spring 0.24 0.17 4 6.2 (4.3–22.5)
Total 0.46 0.23 8 9.3 (8.2–19.7)
Ras Al Khor Winter 0.92 0.84 3 3.0 (3.0–4.0)
Spring 0.63 0.58 3 3.0 (3.0–4.4)
Total 0.73 0.66 3 3.0 (3.0–3.3)
Wadi Wurayah Winter 1.03 0.57 6 15.4 (7.2–77.0)
Spring 1.02 0.74 4 6.9 (5.2–21.6)
Total 1.36 0.76 6 6.0 (6.0–7.2)
Grand total   1.04 0.45 10 12.4 (11.2–23.6)