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Table 6 Larval site characteristics (cont.).

From: The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in the Asia-Pacific region: occurrence data, distribution maps and bionomic précis

   Light intensity Salinity Turbidity Movement Vegetation
Species Source Helio-
philic
Helio-
phobic
High
(brackish)
Low
(fresh)
Clear Turbid Still or
stagnant
Flowing Higher
plants,
algae etc
No Veg
An. lesteri Summary - 1 - - - - - - 1 -
An. lesteri TAG           
An. leucosphyrus & An. latens Summary - - - - - - - - - -
An. leucosphyrus & An. latens TAG        
An. maculatus group Summary 2 1 - - 2 1 2 1 1 1
An. maculatus group TAG       
An. minimus* Summary 1 1 - - 2 - 3 2 3 1
An. minimus* TAG      
An. punctulatus* Summary 3 - - 1 2 1 - - 2 4
An. punctulatus* TAG    
An. sinensis* Summary - - - - 1 - 2 2 2 1
An. sinensis* TAG        
An. stephensi Summary 2 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 2 1
An. stephensi TAG  
An. subpictus* Summary 2 - 7 4 3 4 2 1 6 2
An. subpictus* TAG      
An. sundaicus* Summary 3 1 7 4 1 - 1 - 2 1
An. sundaicus* TAG
  1. TAG: = typical, = examples exist.
  2. Numbers indicate the number of studies that found larvae under each listed circumstance. An asterisk (*) denotes that a "species" is now recognised as a species complex.