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Table 1 Total number of mosquitoes collected as larvae in different land cover classes, within foci of sylvatic arboviruses in Kédougou from June – December 2010

From: Larval ecology of mosquitoes in sylvatic arbovirus foci in southeastern Senegal

Species Forest Savannah Barren Village Total per species
  Nb % Nb % Nb % Nb % Nb %
Aedes aegypti 108 5.8 29 5.3 8 9.3 1402 53.3 1547 30.2
Aedes africanus 6 0.3   0.0   0.0   0.0 6 0.1
Aedes argenteopunctatus 1 0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0 1 0.0
Aedes bromeliae 4 0.2 1 0.2   0.0 34 1.3 39 0.8
Aedes furcifer 33 1.8 33 6.1   0.0   0.0 66 1.3
Aedes hirsutus   0.0   0.0   0.0 15 0.6 15 0.3
Aedes longipalpis 99 5.3 6 1.1   0.0 1 0.0 106 2.1
Aedes luteocephalus 180 9.7 94 17.2   0.0 18 0.7 292 5.7
Aedes metallicus 1 0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0 1 0.0
Aedes minutus 1 0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0 1 0.0
Aedes neoafricatus 1 0.1 1 0.2   0.0   0.0 2 0.0
Aedes stokesi 7 0.4   0.0   0.0   0.0 7 0.1
Aedes taylori 211 11.4 44 8.1   0.0   0.0 255 5.0
Aedes unilineatus 51 2.7 40 7.3   0.0 5 0.2 96 1.9
Aedes vittatus 149 8.0 100 18.3 56 65.1 98 3.7 403 7.9
Anopheles coustani 1 0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0 1 0.0
Anopheles gambiae 1 0.1   0.0 1 1.2 7 0.3 9 0.2
Anopheles hancocki   0.0   0.0 1 1.2   0.0 1 0.0
Anopheles pretoriensis 1 0.1   0.0 1 1.2   0.0 2 0.0
Anopheles rufipes 2 0.1   0.0 14 16.3   0.0 16 0.3
Culex cinerus 121 6.5 6 1.1   0.0 39 1.5 166 3.2
Culex decens 79 4.3 23 4.2   0.0 12 0.5 114 2.2
Culex macfiei 23 1.2 6 1.1   0.0 2 0.1 31 0.6
Culex neavei 1 0.1 1 0.2   0.0   0.0 2 0.0
Culex nebulosus 238 12.8 37 6.8   0.0 478 18.2 753 14.7
Culex perfuscus 73 3.9 8 1.5 1 1.2 75 2.8 157 3.1
Culex tigripes   0.0 5 0.9   0.0 33 1.3 38 0.7
Culex tritaeniorhynchus 1 0.1 4 0.7 1 1.2 373 14.2 379 7.4
Eretmapodites chrysogaster 401 21.6 99 18.2 3 3.5 26 1.0 529 10.3
Eretmapodites oedipodius   0.0   0.0   0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0
Eretmapodites quinquevittatus 4 0.2 2 0.4   0.0 10 0.4 16 0.3
Ficalbia circumtestea 10 0.5   0.0   0.0   0.0 10 0.2
Toxorhynchites brevipalpis 24 1.3 4 0.7   0.0 3 0.1 31 0.6
Toxorhynchites lutescens 3 0.2 2 0.4   0.0   0.0 5 0.1
Uranotaenia mashonensis 23 1.2   0.0   0.0   0.0 23 0.4
Total per land cover 1858 100 545 100 86 100 2632 100 5121 100