Skip to main content

Table 1 Ecological characteristics of sampling areas

From: Biogeography of the two major arbovirus mosquito vectors, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera, Culicidae), in Madagascar

Areas Regions Sites Adult breeding sites Larval habitats
Highlands Analamanga Antananarivo city Bamboo Bamboo hedge, discarded containers
   Anjozorobe forest Bamboo, bushes Bamboo hedge
   Ankazobe village Bushes Bamboo hedge, used tires
  Amoron'i Mania Ambositra city Fruit trees, bamboo, bushes Bamboo hedge, used tires
   Ranomafana village, forest Bushes Discarded containers, hollow roks
  Haute Matsiatra Fianarantsoa I-II city Mango trees, bushes Discarded containers, used tires
Eastern Plains Antsinanana Toamasina city in coast Bamboo hedge, bushes Abandoned buckets, used tires, drum, coconut
Western Plains Boeny Mahajanga city in coast Mango trees, bushes Discarded containers, used tires
  Menabe Morondava city in coast Mango trees, bushes Abandoned buckets, used tires, drum, coconut
   Kirindy forest Forest Hollow rocks, tree holes
Southeast Coast Vatovavy Fitovinany Mananjary city in coast Fruit trees, bushes Bamboo hedge, discarded containers, coconut
North Plains - North West Diana Ambanja city Bushes Abandoned buckets, used tires, drum, coconut
   Ankarana forest Forest Hollow rocks, tree holes
   Montagne d'Ambre forest Forest Hollow rocks, tree holes
   Diego Suarez city in coast Bushes, fruit trees Abandoned buckets, used tires, drum, coconut