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Table 5 Indoor resting sand fly species captured inside human dwellings using pyrethrum spray collections, 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

  Sand fly specimens collected per 578 house visits
Sand fly species Male (%) Female (%) Total (%)
P. orientalis 26 (3.53) 22 (0.95) 48 (1.57)
P. duboscqi 1 (0.13) 5 (0.22) 6 (0.20)
P. bergeroti 2 (0.27) 3 (0.13) 5(0.16)
P. martini 3 (0.40) 2 (0.09) 5(0.16)
P. papatasi 0 (0) 3 (0.13) 3 (0.09)
S. africana 406 (55.16) 1,204 (51.94) 1,610 (52.72)
S. schwetzi 97 (13.18) 365 (15.75) 462 (15.13)
S. antennata 74 (10.05) 344 (14.84) 418 (13.69)
S. clydei 60 (8.15) 111 (4.79) 171 (5.60)
S. calcarata 6 (0.82) 91 (3.92) 97 (3.18)
S. adleri 36 (4.89) 48 (2.07) 84 (2.75)
S. dubia 0 (0) 75 (3.24) 75 (2.46)
S. bedfordi 13 (1.77) 32 (1.38) 45 (1.47)
S. adami 6 (0.82) 7 (0.30) 13 (0.43)
S. squamiplueris 6 (0.82) 6 (0.26) 12 (0.39)
Total 736 2,318 3,054