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Table 2 Computations for species diversity and dominance index for mosquitoes sampled in sentinel sites

From: Transmission patterns of Plasmodium falciparum by Anopheles gambiae in Benin

  Allada Dassa Parakou Kandi Malanville
Species ni Pi ni Pi Ni pi Ni pi ni Pi
Anopheles gambiae s.l. 143 0.42 219 0.28 1239 0.59 653 0.69 3912 0.87
Anopheles funestus 18 0.05 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Anopheles nili 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
Anopheles pharoensis 11 0.03 0 0 20 0.01 2 0 71 0.02
Anopheles ziemanni 2 0.01 0 0 5 0 0 0 12 0
Anopheles broheri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Anopheles coustani 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
Anopheles fuscicolor 0 0 0 0 16 0.01 0 0 0 0
Aedes aegypti 6 0.02 0 0 0 0 3 0 10 0
Aedes vitatus 6 0.02 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0.01
Aedes luteocephalus 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0
Aedes gr. palpalis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0.01
Aedes gr. tarsalis 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Aedes spp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0.01 4 0
Culex quinquefasciatus 43 0.13 546 0.71 455 0.22 250 0.27 293 0.06
Culex gr decens 4 0.01 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0
Culex nebulosus 12 0.04 6 0.01 9 0 4 0 10 0
Culex annulioris 1 0 0 0 14 0.01 1 0 25 0.01
Culex fatigans 3 0.01 0 0 5 0 5 0.01 0 0
Culex thalassius 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
Mansonia africana 88 0.26 1 0 320 0.15 3 0 0 0
Coquilletidia cristata 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 97 0.02
Total 338 1 774 1 2,089 1 940 1 4,522 1
Taxas _S 13 6 12 12 17
Shannon diversity index 1.66 0.65 1.12 0.78 0.63
Simpsons dominance 0.27 0.59 0.42 0.56 0.75
  1. gr = group; ni = number of species i; Pi = fraction of the entire population made up of species i.