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Table 2 The mean predicted physiological age of An. arabienis using NIRS

From: The influence of physiological status on age prediction of Anopheles arabiensis using near infra-red spectroscopy

Chronological age Virgin Pre-gravid 1stoviposition 2ndoviposition
3 days old 1.08 ± 0.49 1.98 ± 0.28   
5 days old 1.87 ± 0.46 2.05 ± 0.44 2.19 ± 0.39  
8 days old 2.03 ± 0.40 2.13 ± 0.48 2.33 ± 0.30  
11 days old 2.44 ± 0.34 2.5 ± 0.23 2.62 ± 0.45 2.6 ± 0.32
Average 2.085 ± 0.42 2.165 ± 0.36 2.38 ± 0.38 2.6 ± 0.32
  1. The mean physiological ages were predicted from the cross-validation model developed using An. Arabiensis of different physiological status (Virgin-1.0, Pre-gravid=2.0, 1st oviposition=3.0, 2nd oviposition=4.0).