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Table 4 Mean density (±SE) of P. orientalis collected per m 2 sticky trap/night from different sampling habitats over one, 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 no. males (mean/m 2 /night ± SE) Total no. females (mean/ m 2 /night ± SE) Total no. (mean/ m 2 /night ± SE)
Indoor 0.05 ± 0.02a 0.04 ± 0.01a 0.08 ± 0.03a
Peri-domestic 3.66 ± 1.48b 0.7628 ± 0.20b 4.43 ± 1.60b
Agricultural fields 16.92 ± 3.55c 1.2972 ± 0.23c 18.22 ± 3.70c
  1. Mean values followed by different letters in the same column are statistically significant (Kruskal-Wallis test, P < 0.05)