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Table 2 Spatial comparison of An. farauti larval occurrence and environmental factors recorded in the study lagoon in Haleta Village, Central Province, Solomon Islands

From: Larval habitats of the Anopheles farauti and Anopheles lungae complexes in the Solomon Islands

  Larval occurrence Environmental factors
Location Density per dipa Presence (daily)b Temp (°C) Salinity (ppt)
1 1.79 ± 0.39 1.0 ± 0.0 31.6 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.7
2 0.73 ± 0.15 0.8 ± 0.1 31.0 ± 0.3 0.6 ± 0.6
3 0.26 ± 0.06 0.8 ± 0.1 30.9 ± 0.2 0.4 ± 0.4
4 0.20 ± 0.07 0.5 ± 0.2 31.1 ± 0.3 0.0 ± 0.0
5 1.10 ± 0.24 1.0 ± 0.0 30.8 ± 0.3 0.0 ± 0.0
  1. Data presented are mean ± se
  2. a Mean larval density per dip over 10 days
  3. b Presence of mosquito larvae was defined as the proportion of 10 dips in which larvae of any stage were present