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Table 1 Repartition per bioclimatic domain of the species of the Anopheles gambiae complex in Madagascar.

From: Distribution of the species of the Anopheles gambiae complex and first evidence of Anopheles merus as a malaria vector in Madagascar

   Number of mosquitoes Results of PCR tests
Bioclimatic domains Number of localities Ind 1 Out 2 IR 3 Larva 4 LiTrap 5 MTPS 6 An. gambiae An. arabiensis An. merus Neg 7 Total
Humid 13 387 137 28 0 91 0 598 (93%) 17 (3%) 0 28 (4%) 643
Subhumid 14 550 200 77 0 0 21 77 (9%) 762 (90%) 0 9 (1%) 848
Dry 4 82 57 79 0 0 0 74 (34%) 135 (62%) 1 (0.5%) 8 (4%) 218
Suharid 7 115 73 127 24 19 0 1 (0.3%) 278 (78%) 79 (22%) 0 358
Total 38 1134 467 311 24 110 21 750 (36.3%) 1192 (57.7%) 80 (3.9%) 45 (2.1%) 2067
  1. 1 Ind : indoor man biting mosquitoes 2 Out : outdoor man biting mosquitoes 3 IR : indoor resting mosquitoes 4 Larva : aquatic stages of mosquitoes 5 LiTrap : mosquitoes collected in Miniature CDC light trap 6MTPS : resting mosquitoes in Muirhead-Thomson's pit shelter 5Neg : PCR negative