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Table 1 Categorical overview of breeding sites of An.darlingi

From: Ecology of Anopheles darlingi Root with respect to vector importance: a review

Breeding site category Breeding site characteristics References
Lakes and Lagoons in lake side vegetation and floating debris, in more exposed deeper parts of the lakes [2, 3, 7, 10, 57, 91, 128, 142]
Large rivers Semi-shaded, along the river edges, between floating debris and superficial vegetation, sections with slow water flow [2, 3, 9, 21, 42, 63, 66]
Small rivers Slow flow rivers, creeks, residual pools in riverbeds during the dry season, irrigation canals [7, 46, 57, 101, 143]
Flooded forest Flooded forested riversides in the rainy season, swamps [2, 7, 57, 63, 91, 144]
Small water collections Ditches, drains, wells, rain pools, old, abandoned (mining) pits [2, 3, 10, 57, 145]
Rare breeding sites Fully shaded water bodies, very small water collections, brackish or acid water, polluted water [2, 3, 21, 64, 71]