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Table 3 Anopheles larvae species composition per habitat type

From: Identifying the most productive breeding sites for malaria mosquitoes in The Gambia

Habitat type Total number of
larvae sampled
Proportion of larvae
identified in % (n)
Anopheles species composition based on identified specimen in %
    gambiae s.l. gambiae s.s.* arabiensis* melas* coustani pharaoensis others
Floodwater
(n = 22)
95 34.7
(33)
21.2 6.1 0.0 15.2 30.3 18.2 30.3
Rice field
(n = 21)
71 32.4
(23)
17.4 0.0 17.4 0.0 47.8 8.7 26.1
Stream fringe
(n = 15)
76 39.5
(30)
10.0 6.7 3.3 0.0 53.3 20.0 16.7
Pool
(n = 15)
213 21.1
(45)
53.3 6.7 46.7 0.0 28.9 11.1 6.7
Puddle
(n = 6)
158 20.3
(32)
87.5 3.1 81.3 3.1 6.3 0.0 6.3
Man-made pits
(n = 4)
95 16.8
(16)
87.5 6.3 75.0 6.3 0.0 0.0 12.5
  1. *species of the An. gambiae complex summarized under An. gambiae s.l.