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Table 6 Anopheles spp. identified at 12 surveillance sites during the ‘cool’ dry season in 2011 and rainy season in 2013

From: Malaria in three epidemiological strata in Mauritania

Sites Anopheles species (n/N) (%)
2011 2013
Sahelian zone
 Keurmassen 0 An. gambiae s.l. 9/23 (39) An. rufipes 14/23 (61)
 Boghé An. gambiae s.l. 124/201 (62) An. rufipes 57/201 (28) An. domicola 20/201 (10) An. gambiae s.l. 13/50 (26) An. rufipes 32/50 (64) An. zemanni 5/50 (10)
 Gouraye An. gambiae s.l. 132/192 (69) An. rufipes 54/192 (28) An. domicola 6/192 (3) An. rufipes 35/46 (76) An. pharoensis 11/46 (24)
 Ghabou An. gambiae s.l. 37/37 (100) An. gambiae s.l. 27/72 (38) An. rufipes 39/72 (54) An. pharoensis 6/72 (8)
Sahelo-Saharan zone
 Kobeni 0 An. gambiae s.s. 43/106 (41) An. arabiensis 38/106 (36) An. pharoensis 25/106 (24)
 Kankossa An. gambiae s.l. 8/9 (89) An. rufipes 1/9 (11) An. gambiae s.l. 44/97 (45) An. pharoensis 53/97 (55)
 Tamcheket An. gambiae s.l. 3/3 (100) An. gambiae s.s. 6/23 (26) An. arabiensis 11/23 (48) An. rufipes 6/23 (26)
 Nbeika 0 An. gambiae s.s. 27/33 (82) An. arabiensis 4/33 (12) An. pharoensis 2/33 (6)
Saharan zone
 Teyarett, Nouakchott An. gambiae s.l. 19/22 (86) An. pharoensis 3/22 (14) An. gambiae s.s. 16/58 (28) An. arabiensis 23/58 (40) An. pharoensis 19/58 (33)
 Darnaim, Nouakchott An. gambiae s.l. 9/9 (100) An. arabiensis 9/22 (41) An. pharoensis 13/22 (59)
 Akjoujt 0 0
 Aoujeft 0 An. pharoensis 1/2, (50) An. rhodesiensis 1/2 (50)
  1. The collection period during the ‘cool’ dry season corresponds to the period from the last week of November to the third week of December in 2011. The collection period during the rainy season was in October 2013. During the ‘hot’ dry season in June 2012, only nine Anopheles mosquitoes (eight An. gambiae s.l. and 1 An. pharoensis) were captured in Teyarett district, Nouakchott. There was no Anopheles mosquito from the other 11 surveillance sites
  2. n number of Anopheles species, N total number of Anopheles mosquitoes captured in the study sites