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Table 1 Distribution by genus and species of adult mosquitoes collected on humans in the ten study areas of Dakar in September-October 2007; there were two outdoor catching points (80 person-nights collection) and one indoor catching point (40 person-nights collection) for each site.

From: Highly focused anopheline breeding sites and malaria transmission in Dakar

  Outdoors (2 catching points per study site) Indoors (1 catching point per study site) % Indoors* Total % of total population
Anopheles gambiae s.l. 870 231 35% 1101 5.7%
Anopheles pharoensis 9 1 18% 10 0.05%
Culex quinquefasciatus 9393 5035 52% 14428 74.2%
Culex tritaeniorhynchus 2606 404 24% 3010 15.5%
Aedes aegypti 770 51 12% 821 4.2%
Aedes metallicus 1 0 0% 1 0.01%
Mansonia sp 62 18 37% 80 0.4%
Total 13711 5740 42% 19451 100%
  1. * Percentages of indoor bites were calculated using the number of outdoor bites averaged for one catching point.