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Table 11 Large larval sites of the African DVS.

From: The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in Africa, Europe and the Middle East: occurrence data, distribution maps and bionomic précis

Species Source Large natural water collections Large man-made water collections
   Lagoons Lakes Marshes Slow flowing rivers Other Borrow pits Rice fields Fish ponds Irrigation channels Other
An. arabiensis Summary    1 2 3 2 16 1 2 2
An. arabiensis TAG      
An. funestus Summary   1    2   5    1
An. funestus TAG      
An. gambiae Summary    1   3   2    2
An. gambiae TAG      
An. melas Summary    1   3      
An. melas TAG          
An. merus Summary    1   1      
An. merus TAG         
An. moucheti Summary     2     1   
An. moucheti TAG          
An. nili Summary     4       
An. nili TAG           
  1. TAG: Bangs & Mbogo (unpub. obs., 2010), = typical, = examples exist. Numbers indicate the number of studies that found larvae under each listed circumstance.