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Table 1 Entomological indices of R. ecuadoriensis collected in domestic/peridomestic and sylvatic habitats from 23 rural communities located in Loja province, Ecuador

From: Ecological factors related to the widespread distribution of sylvatic Rhodnius ecuadoriensis populations in southern Ecuador

   Domicile/peridomicile Sylvatic
County Community Infestation index % (n) Density Crowding Colonization index (%) Infestation index % (n) Density Crowding Colonization index (%)
Calvas Chaquizhca 32.3 (31) 1.2 3.7 40 20.5 (73) 1.3 6.5 60
  Jacapo 0 (53) - - - 1.8 (56) 0.02 1 100
Catamayo La Extensaa 4.3 (47) 8.2 193.5 100 7.3 (41) 0.1 1 100
  Santa Rita 0 (20) - - - 0 (22) - - -
Celica El Guineoa 0 (17) - - - 12.5 (48) 1.1 87 83
  La Ciénegaa 21.4 (42) 12.4 58 78 17.4 (144) 2.7 15.6 72
Chaguarpamba Amarillosa 0 (39) - - - 0 (37) - - -
  Jorupe 0 (26) - - - 0 (24) - - -
  Lozumbe 0 (25) - - - 0 (35) - - -
  Mizquillana 0 (29) - - - 0 (10) - - -
  Venecia 0 (21) - - - 0 (43) - - -
Espíndola Tundurama 1.6 (61) 0.02 1 0 0 (8) - - -
Gonzanamá Algarrobera 0 (27) - - - 0 (9) - - -
  San Jacintoa 9.1 (11) 6.4 70 100 17.4 (190) 3.5 20.4 82
Paltas Ashimingo 17.2 (29) 8.4 48.6 80 20 (5) 2.2 11 100
  Bramaderosa 19.7 (61) 12.4 62.9 100 40.9 (66) 4.1 10.1 85
  Coaminea 10.9 (46) 28 257.4 80 1.5 (67) 0.1 6 100
  Las Cochas 0 (76) - - - 17.4 (23) 0.9 5.3 75
  Naranjo Dulcea 10.8 (37) 0.6 5.8 75 12.7 (71) 1 8.1 89
Quilanga Galápagosa 29.4 (34) 21.6 73.3 100 12 (117) 1.3 10.71 86
  Jacapo Qa 0 (22) - - - 3.5 (85) 1.7 47.3 75
  Santa Rosa 15.4 (39) 5.2 33.7 100 5.6 (36) 0.6 11 100
  Tuburo 18.5 (27) 33.5 181 100 11.1 (9) 1 - 100
Total   8.5 (820) 6.3 73.8 83 11.9 (1,219) 1.6 13.3 80
  1. a communities where random sampling was conducted