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Table 2 Species distribution of 3rd and 4th stage Anopheles larvae in different larval habitats in 3 villages in Mwea (April 2004 - March 2005)

From: Anopheles larval abundance and diversity in three rice agro-village complexes Mwea irrigation scheme, central Kenya

Village Habitat type An. arabiensis An. funestus An. pharoensis An. rivulorum An. Maculipalpis An. rufipes An. coustani Total identified
Kiamachiri Rice field 228 5 13 5 1 0 0 252
  Canal 25 0 1 1 0 0 1 28
  Marsh 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 28
  Temporary pool 107 4 8 1 1 4 1 126
Mbui Njeru Rice field 84 0 4 1 0 0 0 89
  Canal 24 0 6 0 0 0 0 30
  Temporary pool 66 0 4 0 0 0 0 70
Murinduko Rice field 871 33 92 18 38 19 9 1,080
  Canal 165 2 6 2 1 0 4 180
  Marsh 46 3 4 5 0 14 1 73
  Stream poola 92 6 19 14 2 15 0 148
  Temporary pool 166 4 22 0 3 7 7 209
  Rock pool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   1,900 58 180 47 46 59 23 2,313
  1. a Stream pool denotes puddles on stream edges and on stream beds