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Table 3 Frequency of anopheline species caught by each trap type over 40 trapping nights, and their medical significance as potential vectors of human malaria (PHM, primary; SHM, secondary), simian malaria (SM) and the filarial nematodes Brugia malayi and Wuchereria bancrofti

From: Evaluation of electric nets as means to sample mosquito vectors host-seeking on humans and primates

Species Medical importancea HLC MBT HENET MENET Total
An. balabacensis PHM [58], SM [59], B. malayi [60], W. bancrofti [60] 162 0 12 1 175
An. barbumbrosus (s.l.)   6 0 7 5 18
An. donaldi SHM [61], B. malayi [59] 3 0 0 0 3
An. indefinitus   2 0 0 0 2
An. kochi   1 0 0 1 2
An. latens PHM [62], SM [14], W. bancrofti [60] 19 1 3 0 23
An. maculatus (s.l.) PHM [61], W. bancrofti [61] 14 0 1 0 15
An. peditaeniatus (s.l.)   1 0 0 0 1
An. subpictus (s.l.) SHM [45] 16 0 56 15 87
An. tessellatus (s.l.) SHM [61], W. bancrofti [61] 179 0 45 8 232
An. umbrosus (s.l.)   0 0 6 0 6
Unidentified anopheline   0 0 16 4 20
Total   403 1 146 34 584
  1. Abbreviations: HLC human landing catch, MBT monkey-baited trap, HENET human-baited electrocuting net, MENET monkey-baited electrocuting net
  2. aReference number