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Table 5 Small larval sites.

From: The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in the Americas: occurrence data, distribution maps and bionomic précis

Species Source Small natural water collections Small man-made water collections Artificial sites
   Small streams Seepage springs Pools Wells Dips in the ground Other Overflow water Irrigation ditches Borrow pits Wheel ruts Hoof prints Puddles near rice fields Other Empty cans, shells etc.
An. albimanus Summary 3   1   1 2        4 3
An. albimanus TAG           
An. albitarsis Summary    1           3 1
An. albitarsis TAG              
An. aquasalis Summary    2    1        1 1
An. aquasalis TAG             
An. darlingi Summary 3   5 1   1        1  
An. darlingi TAG              
An. freeborni Summary       1         
An. freeborni TAG              
An. marajoara Summary 1 1            1  
An. marajoara TAG            
An. nuneztovari Summary 2   2   1        3   1
An. nuneztovari TAG              
An. pseudopunctipennis Summary 2 2 9   1    1       
An. pseudopunctipennis TAG            
An. quadrimaculatus Summary 1   2    2    1     1 2
An. quadrimaculatus TAG             
  1. TAG: Rubio-Palis & Manguin (unpub. obs., 2009, 2010), = typical, = examples exist. Numbers indicate the number of studies that found larvae under each listed circumstance. Anopheles albitarsis refers to the An. albitarsis complex, which includes An. albitarsis, An. albitarsis sp. B, sp. E and An. deaneorum. Anopheles marajoara is listed separately.