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Table 3 Mean numbers (± SE) of P. orientalis collected in CDC light traps/night from different sampling habitats, 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

Habitat types Total number of males (mean/trap/night ± SE) Total number of females (mean/trap/night ± SE) Total number of (mean/trap/night ± SE)
Peri-domestic 2.69 ± 0.81a 1.47 ± 0.33a 4.16 ± 1.08a
Agricultural fields 5.19 ± 1.86a 1.83 ± 0.41a 7.02 ± 2.14a
  1. Mean values followed by the same letters in the same column are statistically not significant (Kruskal-Wallis test, P > 0.05).