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Table 2 Standard parameters of the entomological model without intervention (see Additional file 2)

From: Models of effectiveness of interventions against malaria transmitted by Anopheles albimanus

Parameter Symbol Value
Maximum length of time that a mosquito searches for a host in one 24 h period if it is unsuccessful \(\tau_{d}\) 0.33 days
Probability that a mosquito bites after encountering a host \(P_{B}\) 0.95
Probability that a mosquito finds a resting place after biting \(P_{C}\) 0.95
Probability that a mosquito survives the resting phase after biting \(P_{D}\) 0.46
Probability that a mosquito lays eggs and returns to host-seeking after biting \(P_{E}\) 0.88