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Table 2 Mean numbers of P. orientalis collected by CDC light traps and sticky traps from three different sampling villages, May 2011 to April 2012

From: Species composition of phlebotomine sand flies and bionomics of Phlebotomus orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Tahtay Adiyabo district, Northern Ethiopia

  Mean number ± SE of P. orientalis
Sampling villages CDC light traps (trap/night) Sticky traps (m 2 /night)
Ademeyti 6.57 ± 1.57a 9.84 ± 2.49a
Lemlem 4.53 ± 1.02a 8.58 ± 2.69a
Mentebteb 2.85 ± 0.58b 3.75 ± 1.43b
  1. Mean values followed by different letters in the same column are statistically significant (Kruskal-Wallis test, P < 0.05).