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Table 3 Percent composition of mosquito larvae species collected at various habitat types based on vegetation characteristics

From: Spatial distribution and habitat characterization of mosquito species during the dry season along the Mara River and its tributaries, in Kenya and Tanzania

Mosquito species Short grass (%) Tall grass (%) Open sunlit (%) Total (%)
An. gambiae s.l. 618 (39.1) 2 (0.1) 959 (60.8) 1579 (100)
An. funestus group 65 (81.2) 15 (18.8) 0(0.0) 80 (100)
An. coustani 299 (53.6) 255 (45.7) 4 (0.7) 558 (100)
An. pharoensis 40(62.5) 22 (34.4) 2 (3.13) 64 (100)
Culex spp. 620 (41.5) 37(2.5) 837 (56.0) 1494 (100)
An. ardensis 2 (66.7) 1(33.3) 0 (0.0) 3 (100)
An. azamiae 40 (76.9) 0(0.0) 12 (23.1) 52 (100)
An. christyi 8 (66.7) 3(25.0) 1 (8.3) 12 (100)
An. maculipalpis 75 (57.5) 0(0.0) 55 (42.3) 130 (100)
An. hamoni 15 (53.6) 0(0.0) 13 (46.4) 28 (100)
An. sergentii 1(0.0) 0(0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100)
An. faini 0 (0.0) 0(0.0) 1 (100) 1 (100)
Total 1783 335 1884* 4001
  1. *Habitats with open sunlit produced the highest number of mosquitoes overall