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Table 3 Anopheles mosquito larval species composition in different habitats in the study area (November 2014–October 2016)

From: Anopheles larval species composition and characterization of breeding habitats in two localities in the Ghibe River Basin, southwestern Ethiopia

Larval speciesHabitat type 
SwampsBorrow pitsHoof printsPools at river edgeRain poolsPools in drying river bedsRock poolsTire tracksTotal
Darge
 An. gambiae (s.l.)20 (35.1)151 (100)67 (100)1134 (99.3)362 (99.7)298 (100)129 (99.2)156 (99.4)2317
 An. christyi11 (0.9)1 (0.8)1 (0.6)13
 An. pharoensis30 (52.6)30
 An. coustani3 (5.3)3
 An. concolor2 (3.5)2
 An. pretoriensis1 (0.3)1
 An. nili1 (1.8)1
 An. ardensis1 (1.8)1
 Total57 (100)151 (100)67 (100)1145 (100)363 (100)298 (100)130 (100)157 (100)2368
Ghibe
 An. gambiae (s.l.)2 (66.7)88 (96.7)179 (100)381 (80.9)107 (92.2)NA255 (99.6)1012
 An. christyi81 (17.2)5 (4.3)NA1 (100)1 (0.4)88
 An. pharoensis1 (33.3)3 (3.3)2 (0.4)3 (2.6)NA9
 An. rivulorum6 (1.3)NA6
 An. pretoriensis1 (0.9)NA1
 An. demeilloni1 (0.2)NA1
 Total3 (100)91 (100)179 (100)471 (100)116 (100)NA1 (100)2561117
  1. Values in parenthesis indicate % of total specimens identified in each habitat type