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Table 3 Larvae and adult densities and cumulative mortality during 18 days of development for different Aedes aegypti groups with different patterns of susceptibility to temephos

From: Fitness cost in field and laboratory Aedes aegypti populations associated with resistance to the insecticide temephos

Aedes aegypti groups Mean L3 a ± SD Mean L4 b ± SD c Mean number of Adults ± SD Mean Mortality ± SD
5th day 15th day 5th to 18th day
RecRev 33.7 ± 8.0 180.6 ± 15.6 167.8 ± 22.3 7.4 ± 3.4
RecRNEx 63.2 ± 7.5 134.4 ± 6.6 120.4 ± 10.4 16.5 ± 5.1
RecR 74.3 ± 19.2 116.0 ± 15.4 92.8 ± 14.6 26.6 ± 6.3
Arcoverde 78.5 ± 23.0 115.1 ± 34.4 53.8 ± 28.9 18.4 ± 10.0
  1. The mean represents the amount of larvae, pupae, and adults of nine replicates (with 200 initial larvae)
  2. a L3 = 3rd instar larvae
  3. b L4 = 4th instar larvae
  4. cSD = standard deviation