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Table 2 Number of mosquitoes of different species collected indoors and outdoors by the different trapping methods in both sentinel and random stations across the study area

From: Dramatic decreases of malaria transmission intensities in Ifakara, south-eastern Tanzania since early 2000s

Trapping method No. trap nights No. houses Mosquito species No. mosquitoes indoors (%) No. mosquitoes outdoors (%) Total
Human landing catches 1200 10 Anopheles arabiensis 1807 (36.2%) 3187 (63.8%) 4994
Anopheles funestus 94 (46.3%) 109 (53.7%) 203
Other Anopheles species 32 (9.5%) 305 (90.5%) 337
Mansonia spp. 461 (30.6%) 1048 (69.4%) 1509
Culex spp. 68,582 (54.3%) 57,716 (45.7%) 126,298
CDC-light traps 1192 100 Anopheles arabiensis 1736 (100%) NA 1736
Anopheles funestus 158 (100%) NA 158
Other Anopheles species 27 (100%) NA 27
Mansonia spp. 832 (100%) NA 832
Culex spp. 51,958 (100%) NA 51,958
Suna® traps 1180 100 Anopheles arabiensis NA 1065 (100%) 1065
Anopheles funestus NA 39 (100%) 39
Other Anopheles species NA 54 (100%) 54
Mansonia spp. NA 1551 (100%) 1551
Culex spp. NA 73,251 (100%) 73,251