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Table 1 Species composition of mosquitoes collected in human landing collections and pyrethrum knockdown catches in Accra.

From: Impact of urban agriculture on malaria vectors in Accra, Ghana

Method Human landing
collection
Pyrethrum knockdown
collection
No. of rounds 8 3
No. man nights or houses 192 408
Total mosquitoes caught 21,801 4,135
No. of Culex spp. 20,100 (91.8%) 3,915 (94.7%)
No. of Anopheles spp. 1,648 (7.6%) 153 (3.7%)
   A. gambiae s.l. 1,642 (99.6%) 146 (95.4%)
   A. funestus 0 (0%) 7 (4.6%)
   A. coustani 6 (0.4%) 0 (0%)
No. of Aedes spp. 111 (0.5%) 67 (1.6%)
No. of Mansonia spp. 32 (0.1%) 0 (0%)