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Table 3 Activity estimates by site for Phlebotomus. spp. in the hilly Jordan river area. The best-fit distribution type is indicated

From: Effects of land use type, spatial patterns and host presence on Leishmania tropica vectors activity

Species Rank Males Females
Model AIC Model AIC
P. sergenti 1 P, time, site 1146.58 P, time, site 542.38
2 NB, time, site 1148.58 NB, time, site 544.38
3 NB, time 1195.4 NB, time 581.09
4 P, site 1237.2 P, site 684.24
P. arabicus 1 P, time, site 515.7 P, 1, site 487.31
2 NB, time, 1 557.56 NB, 1, site 489.31
3 P, 1, site 641.35 P, time, site 490.09
4 NB, 1, 1 683.36 NB, 1, 1 517.33
  1. Notes: “site” indicates significant differences among rock-piles, and “time” indicates significant differences among the sampling events
  2. Abbreviations: P, Poisson, NB, negative binomial