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Table 4 Variables selected through ENFA for each aquatic hemipteran family (MF or SF scores > 0.3)

From: Modelling the spatial distribution of aquatic insects (Order Hemiptera) potentially involved in the transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans in Africa

Environmental variable Family
Naucoridae Belostomidae Notonectidae Nepidae Gerridae Corixidae
Annual precipitation       
Mean temperature
Long-term mean LST
Precipitation of driest quarter       
Euclidean distance to rivers in km
Flow accumulation   
Temperature of coldest quarter   
Temperature of warmest quarter
Wettest index     
Number of factors 2 2 4 4 4 4
Global tolerance 0.422 0.411 0.41 0.337 0.306 0.437