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Table 1 Total numbers of Anopheles adult female mosquitoes collected by pyrethrum knockdown catch from houses in two villages, Chipula and Kela, in the lower Shire valley, Malawi, between January 2002 and January 2003

From: Entomological indices of malaria transmission in Chikhwawa district, Southern Malawi

Species Chipula Kela Total
An. funestus 1054 2410 3464
An. gambiae s.l. 1407 2846 4253
An. arabiensis 831 (76.5%) 1642 (74.8%) 2437
An. gambiae s.s. 248 (22.8%) 547 (24.9%) 795
An. quadriannulatus 8 (0.7%) 6 (0.3%) 14