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Table 3 Principal results of the 2008 entomological survey for adult Culicinae mosquitoes in the Seychelles

From: Why are anopheline mosquitoes not present in the Seychelles?

Date Island type Island and locations for CDC light-trap (and Nb of night-trap) Nb of adult Culicinae Locations for larval sampling effort
Nov 29 Granitic Mahé (145 km2)   Marre aux cochons
Nov 30   Victoria (2) 3 Tea plantation, Morne Blanc, Copolia
   Copolia (6) 4 Tea plantation
   Aride (0.7 km2)   
Dec 2   Plateau and summit (6) 5 Plateau, summit
   Praslin (38 km2)   
Dec 3   Anse Kerlan (6) 191 Grande Anse
Dec 4   Vallée de Mai (3), Fond B'Offay (1), Grande Anse (1) 41+1+30 Vallée de Mai, Baie Sainte-Anne, Marie Jeanne, Côte d'Or, Anse Boudin
   La Digue (10 km2)   
Dec 5   La Passe (4), La Veuve Reserve (2) 23+48 La Passe, La Veuve Reserve
Dec 6   L'Union (4), Pointe Source d'Argent (2) 57+11 L'Union, Pointe Source d'Argent
   Mahé   
Dec 7   Petit Paris (2) 5  
Dec 8   Anse Intendance (2), Baie Police (2) 46+130  
Dec 9   Baie Lazare (2), Port Launay (2) 15+2  
Total granitic islands   4 islands; 17 sites (48) 612 mosq 16 sites
  Coralline Aldabra - Picard (9 km2)   
Dec 12   Research station (5) 19 Research station
   Aldabra - Malabar (27 km2)   
Dec 13   Middle camp (4) 130 Middle camp
   Aldabra - Grande Terre (116 km2)   
Dec 14   Takamaka grove (4) 1,154 Takamaka
Dec 15   Cinq Cases (1+3) 8,750*+1,800 Cinq Cases
Dec 16   Anse Maïs (3) 307 Anse Maïs
   Aldabra - Picard   
Dec 17   Jelly Fish Pound (1), Bassin Livine (1), Passe Femme (2) 10+0+22 Jelly Fish Pound, Bassin Livine
   Assomption (11 km2)   
Dec 18   Port (1), airport (3) 2,770*+104 Port; airport
Total coralline islands   4 islands; 10 sites (28) 15,066 mosq 9 sites
Grand total   8 islands; 27 sites (76) 15,678 mosq 25 sites
  1. *estimate