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Table 3 Mean survival times of adult Anopheles arabiensis laboratory reared (MALPAN) and the F1 progeny of wild-caught females reared under standard insectary conditions

From: Evaluating the potential of the sterile insect technique for malaria control: relative fitness and mating compatibility between laboratory colonized and a wild population of Anopheles arabiensis from the Kruger National Park, South Africa

  Field F1 Malpan
  Males Females Males Females
Mean survival time (days) 29 26* 45 31*
Lower - Upper 95% CI 20-36 19-29 42-47 28-32
  1. * Statistically significant difference between males and females within strain
  2. † Statistically significant difference between males and females between strains