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Table 2 Statistical differences between the abundance of Anopheles spp., Aedes spp. and Culex spp. and An. gambiae (s.l.) and Ae. aegypti mosquitoes captured by the five traps

From: An assessment of adult mosquito collection techniques for studying species abundance and diversity in Maferinyah, Guinea

Mosquito genus/complex/speciesBG sentinel BG lureBG sentinel MB5 lureCDC light trapGravid trapStealth trap
An. gambiae (s.l.)1.63a (0.61–2.66)3.60a (2.00–5.20)2.67a (1.10–4.23)0.53a (0.04–1.03)7.93a (5.26–10.61)
Ae. aegypti1.00a (0.38–1.62)1.37ac (0.82–1.91)0.23b (-0.19–0.65)0.37abd (0–0.73)0.10b (-0.25–0.45)
Aedes spp.2.37ab (1.57–3.16)2.13ab (1.65–2.62)8.53ab (5.92–11.14)1.13b (0.73–1.54)15.73a (10.77–20.70)
Anopheles spp.1.73a (0.68–2.79)3.60a (1.99–5.21)3.20a (1.70–4.70)0.67a (0.15–1.19)8.5a (5.85–11.15)
Culex spp.2.83a (1.57–4.10)9.43ade (6.61–12.26)72.93bd (68.15–77.72)8.07de (6.84–9.30)209.87c (200.60–219.14)
  1. Notes: Mean number (and 95% confidence interval) of mosquitoes captured per collection interval per trap are shown. The values in each row are significantly different from each other if they do not share the same superscript letter