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Table 2 Number of mosquitoes collected using different collection methods in 20 visits (17 villages of 4 counties) Taiwan, 2005–2006

From: The resting sites and blood-meal sources of Anopheles minimus in Taiwan

  CDC backpack aspirators1 Blacklight traps1  
Mosquito species Human dwelling Larval habitat Human dwelling (outdoor) Larval habitat Total
  Indoor2 Outdoor Total     
Anopheles species 0 2 2 30 181 225 438
An. minimus 0 1 1 23 69 64 157
An. maculatus 0 1 1 2 19 14 36
An. ludlowae 0 0 0 2 62 98 162
An. sinensis 0 0 0 2 31 49 82
An. tessellatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Culex species 73 135 208 66 386 187 847
Aedes and Ochlerotatus species 14 115 129 113 260 1,675 2,177
Armigeres species 87 229 316 5 187 5 513
Other species 0 0 0 1 8 2 11
Total 174 481 655 215 1,022 2,094 3,986
  1. 1In each visit, two backpack aspirators were used to collect inside and outside of the houses for 1 hr and a section of a larval habitat for 1 hr, respectively. On the same day, one blacklight trap hung downward overnight to collect adults outside of the houses and the bank of the larval habitats, respectively. 2The house number surveyed was 195.