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Table 1 Major differential feature comparison between ABM\(_{gambiae}\) and ABM\(_{vagus}\)

From: A spatial agent-based model of Anopheles vagus for malaria epidemiology: examining the impact of vector control interventions

Model features ABM\(_{gambiae}\) ABM\(_{vagus}\)
Mosquito Species Anopheles gambiae Anopheles vagus
Model of the egg stage Basically equation based Based on field data (probability based)
Model of the pupal stage Basically equation based Based on field data (Probability based)
Daily Temperature incorporation Temperature is variable but constant through full simulation run Daily temperature is used from a weather profile
Daily rainfall data incorporation Rainfall coefficient is constant (i.e., 1.0) Daily rainfall is used from a weather profile
Modification of daily mortality rate (DMR) of egg for Rainfall No Yes
Modification of DMR of larvae for rainfall No Yes
Modification of DMR of pupae for rainfall No Yes
Seasonal pattern of vector abundance No Yes
Landscapes Generated by VectorLand Generated by VectorLand and landscapes of Bandarban
Individual interventions modeled ITNs, LSM ITNs, IRS, and LSM
Versions A number of versions of the model considering different parameter combinations as well as based on biological life cycle (e.g., 8 vs. 12 stages) have been implemented