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Table 1 The seasonal abundance of adult mosquitoes and their resting sites

From: Species composition, seasonal occurrence, habitat preference and altitudinal distribution of malaria and other disease vectors in eastern Nepal

Mosquitoes species Pre-monsoon Post-monsoon Both season Resting sites
  Total collected (N) Relative abundance (%) Total collected (N) Relative abundance (%) Total collected (N) Relative abundance (%)  
Aedes (n = 245)        
Aedes aegypti 0 0 8 0.4 8 0.3 AS,NOS
Aedes albopictus 8 1.2 3 0.2 11 0.4 HS,HS
Aedes spp. 13 1.9 213 0.0 226 8.9 AS,HS,NOS
Culex (n = 742)        
Culex quenquifasciatus 87 12.7 4 0.2 91 3.6 HS,AS
Culex tritaeniorhynchus 11 1.6 217 11.7 228 9.0 AS,HS
Unidentified Culex 54 7.9 369 19.9 423 16.7 AS,HS,NOS
Anopheles (n = 1396)        
Anopheles aconitus 1 0.1 1 0.1 2 0.1 AS
Anopheles nivipes 3 0.4 2 0.1 5 0.2 AS
Anopheles tessellatus 10 1.5 1 0.1 11 0.4 AS
Anopheles nigerrimus 8 1.2 6 0.0 14 0.6 AS,HS
Anopheles barbirostris 10 1.5 9 0.5 19 0.7 AS,HS
Anopheles splendidus 13 1.9 16 0.9 29 1.1 AS,HS
Anopheles sinensis 23 3.4 14 0.8 37 1.5 AS,HS,NOS
Anopheles culicifacies 25 3.6 18 1.0 43 1.7 AS,HS,MS,NOS
Anopheles pallidus 32 4.7 66 0.0 98 3.9 AS
Anopheles vagus 86 12.6 22 0.0 108 4.3 AS,HS,MS
Anopheles fluviatilis 5 0.7 116 6.3 121 4.8 AS,HS,NOS
Anopheles maculatus complex 114 16.6 25 1.3 139 5.5 AS,HS,NOS
Anopheles annularis 27 3.9 201 10.8 228 9.0 AS, HS, MS
Anopheles spp. 74 10.8 258 13.9 332 13.1 AS
Unidentified Anopheles 0 0.0 210 11.3 210 8.3 HS
Armigeres (n = 155)        
Armigeres spp. 81 11.8 74 4.0 155 6.1 AS,HS,NOS
Total 685 100 1853 100 2538 100  
  1. AS = Animal shelter, HS = Human shelter, MS = Mixed shelter of human and animal, NOS = Natural Outdoor Shelter.