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Table 13 Larval habitats for the common anopheline species collected in Khe Ngang and Hang Chuon during 2004 - 2007.

From: Vectors and malaria transmission in deforested, rural communities in north-central Vietnam

  Larval habitat used (%)
Species (Number of habitats located) Rice fields Ground pools Riparian Flooded grassland
An. vagus (42) 8 (19.1) 26 (61.9) 6 (14.3) 2 (4.8)
An. sinensis (40) 25 (62.5) 12 (30.0) 1 (2.5) 2 (5.0)
An. maculatus (31) 2 (6.4) 3 (9.7) 25 (80.6) 1 (3.2)
An. sawadwongporni (30) 0 0 29 (96.7) 1 (3.3)
An. harrisoni (23) 0 1 (4.3) 21 (91.3) 1 (4.3)
An. annularis (19) 7 (36.8) 8 (42.0) 1 (5.3) 3 (15.8)
An. aconitus (19) 6 (31.6) 8 (42.0) 3 (15.8) 2 (10.5)
An. philippinensis (15) 5 (33.3) 5 (33.3) 0 5 (33.3)
An. barbirostris (10) 2 (20.0) 2 (20.0) 6 (60.0) 0
An. peditaeniatus (7) 4 (57.1) 3 (42.9) 0 0
An. kochi (8) 7 (87.5) 1 (12.5) 0 0
An. nivipes (5) 2 (40.0) 1 (20.0) 0 2 (40.0)
An. dirus (1) 0 0 1 (100) 0
  1. Rice fields includes those flooded for cultivation and pools post-harvest, also included are associated pools used for regulating water in rice fields; ground pools includes buffalo wallows, borrow pits, natural depressions, fish ponds, and pools in drains; riparian habitat includes pools associated with rivers and streams, pools along the margins of rivers and streams, turbulence pits, pools in drying streams, rock pools; and flooded grassland includes water meadows inundated with water from irrigation runoff, flood water runoff, overflow from rivers and streams.