Skip to main content

Table 1 Number and density of mosquitoes collected indoor and outdoor by human landing collections and Mbita trap collections.

From: Is the Mbita trap a reliable tool for evaluating the density of anopheline vectors in the highlands of Madagascar?

  INDOOR OUTDOOR TOTAL
Number of mosquitoes Density of mosquitoes Number of mosquitoes Density of mosquitoes Number of mosquitoes Density of mosquitoes
Man Mbita per man per Mbita Man Mbita per man per Mbita Man Mbita per man per Mbita
224 m-n 56 m-n 224 m-n 28 m-n 448 m-n 84 m-n
An. coustani 242 0 1.080 0 907 0 4.049 0 1149 0 2.565 0
An. squamosus 197 0 0.879 0 651 1 2.906 0.036 848 1 1.893 0.012
An. arabiensis 116 2 0.518 0.036 304 0 1.357 0 420 2 0.938 0.024
An. mascarensis 33 0 0.147 0 464 0 2.071 0 497 0 1.109 0
An. funestus 469 12 2.080 0.214 1032 31 4.665 1.107 1501 43 3.350 0.512
An. rufipes 7 0 0.031 0 14 0 0.063 0 21 0 0.047 0
An. maculipalpis 25 0 0.112 0 131 0 0.585 0 156 0 0.348 0
An. pharoensis 3 0 0.013 0.000 7 0 0.031 0 10 0 0.022 0
Cx. univitatus 15 0 0.067 0 67 2 0.299 0.071 82 2 0.183 0.024
Cx. antenatus 244 1 1.089 0.018 1002 9 4.473 0.321 1246 10 2.781 0.119
Cx. quinquefasciatus 125 5 0.558 0.089 191 20 0.853 0.714 316 25 0.705 0.298
Cx. decens 14 0 0.063 0 36 0 0.161 0 50 0 0.112 0
Cx. giganteus 40 0 0.179 0 152 0 0.679 0 192 0 0.429 0
Cx. poicilipes 3 0 0.013 0 28 1 0.125 0.036 31 1 0.069 0.012
Ae. tiptoni 3 0 0.013 0 11 0 0.049 0 14 0 0.031 0
Ae. fowleri 3 0 0.013 0 12 0 0.054 0 15 0 0.033 0
Ma. uniformis 69 0 0.308 0 264 1 1.179 0.036 333 1 0.743 0.012
TOTAL Anopheles 1092 14 4.861 0.250 3510 32 15.728 1.143 4602 46 10.272 0.548
TOTAL Culicinae 516 6 2.304 0.107 1763 33 7.871 1.179 2279 39 5.087 0.464
GRAND TOTAL 1608 20 7.165 0.357 5273 65 23.598 2.321 6881 85 15.359 1.012
  1. Man = mosquitoes collected during the night by human landing catches Mbita = mosquitoes collected during the night by Mbita trap m-n = nomber of "men-nights"