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Table 2 Presence of different mosquito larvae in the different habitat types in Barakat and El-Kareiba, Gezira, Central Sudan, February – September, 2011

From: Characterisation of larval habitats, species composition and factors associated with the seasonal abundance of mosquito fauna in Gezira, Sudan

  Barakat El-Kareiba
Habitat type Habitats (no.) Anopheles spp. (%) Culex spp. (%) Aedes spp. (%) Anopheles spp. (%) Culex spp. (%) Aedes spp. (%)
Leakage of pipe 142 661 (40.0) 1 240 (56.5) 58 (33.9) 577 (60.8) 187 (44.3) 24 (17.5)
Animal hoof prints 47 223 (13.5) 138 (6.3) 4 (2.3) 194 (20.4) 74 (17.5) 3 (2.2%)
Irrigation channels 46 610 (37.0) 512 (23.3) 46 (26.9) NA NA NA
Tyre tracks 43 88 (5.3) 75 (3.4) 30 (17.5) 130 (13.7) 0.0 0.0
Jars 16 0.0 5 (0.2) 33 (19.3) NA NA NA
Big open water storage 11 41 (2.5) 28 (1.3) 0.0 28 (3.0) 2 (0.5) 0.0
Barrels 10 28 (1.7) 26 (1.2) 0.0 20 (2.1) 59 (14.0) 0.0
Septic tanks 7 0 171 (7.8) 0.0 0.0 100 (23.7) 110 (80.3)
P   0.0003 0.0300 0.6000 0.2000 0.0080 0.2000
  1. NA Not applicable; habitat type not found