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Table 2 The seasonal abundance of mosquitoes larvae and their habitats

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

Characteristics Larvae of collected mosquitoes genera  
  Aedes Anopheles Culex Total
Pre-monsoon     
Total collected 61 51 15 127
Breeding habitats Stream, tree hole, water tanks, discarded tyre Stream, seepage, water tanks, paddy fields Stream, seepage, water tanks  
Description of breeding habitat T/P T/P T/P  
Water condition T/C T/C T/C/P  
Water flow S/F S/F S/F  
Water light Su/Sh Su/Sh Su/Sh  
Water vegetation Both with/without Both with/without Both with/without  
Post-monsoon     
Total collected 32 11 18 61
Breeding habitats Stream, tree hole, water tanks, discarded tyre Stream, seepage, tree holes Plastic drum, seepage, water tanks  
Description of breeding habitat T/P T/P T  
Water condition C C T/C/P  
Water flow S S/F S  
Water light Su Su/Sh Sh  
Water vegetation Both with/without Both with/without Both with/without  
Total collected larvae in both seasons 93 62 33 188
Relative abundance (%) 49.5 33.0 17.5 100
  1. T/P = Temporary/permanent C/T = Clean/Turbid C/T/P = Clear/Turbid/Polluted.
  2. S/F = Stagnant/Flowing Su/Sh = Sunny/Shaded C = Clear S = Stagnant.