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Table 6 Indoor and outdoor abundance of P. orientalis determined by sticky traps in Tahtay Adiyabo district, 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 type Total no. males (mean/m 2 trap/night ± SE) Total no. females (mean/m 2 trap/night ± SE) Total no. (mean/m 2 trap/night ± SE)
Indoor 29 (0.05 ± 0.02)a 23 (0.04 ± 0.01)a 52 (0.08 ± 0.03)a
Outdoor* 14,519 (5.72 ± 1.31)b 1,382 (0.58 ± 0.10)b 15,901 (6.30 ± 1.39)b
  1. Mean values followed by different letters in the same column are significantly different (Mann Whitney U-test, P < 0.05).
  2. *Outdoor (combined collections of peri-domestic and agricultural field).