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Table 2 Comparison of mosquito species diversity among different trapping methods, western Kenya

From: Evaluation of the performance of new sticky pots for outdoor resting malaria vector surveillance in western Kenya

Place of collection Trapping method Species richness Simpson’s diversity index, 1-D (95% CI) Simpson’s evenness, E
Outdoors Pit shelter 4 0.18 (0.17–0.20)a 0.25
Sticky pot 5 0.26 (0.23–0.29)b 0.32
Clay pot 3 0.27 (0.24–0.30)b 0.37
Light trap 5 0.70 (0.69–0.71)d 0.87
Exit trap 5 0.63 (0.62–0.64)c 0.79
Indoors Prokopack 4 0.53 (0.52–0.55)e 0.71
Light trap 5 0.68 (0.67–0.69)f 0.85
  1. Note: The different superscript letters indicate that mosquito species diversity varied significantly between trapping methods