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Table 3 Mosquito catches by trap type, species and abdominal status

From: Testing a method of sampling for entomological determination of transmission of Wuchereria bancrofti to inform lymphatic filariasis treatment strategy in urban settings

SpeciesCharacteristicPSC
n (%)
Exit trap
n (%)
Gravid trap
n (%)
All traps
n (%)
 No. of trapping events61444203935427
No. of null trapping events251 (41)2273 (51)22 (6)2546 (47)
No. of mosquitoes2126 (6)9235 (25)25,519 (69)36,880 (100)
Unfed237(11)4908 (53)3236 (13)8381 (23)
Fed1226 (58)1366 (15)246 (1)2838 (8)
Gravid321 (15)2103 (23)21,433 (84)23,857 (65)
Semi-gravid342 (16)858 (9)604 (2)1804 (5)
Mean catch3.52.164.96.8
Anopheles1.00.50.10.52
Culex2.41.664.86.26
Anopheles (7.8%)Total626 (22)2156 (77)36 (1)2818 (100)
Unfed91151044482158115641
Fed363585382541190532
Gravid95153631792546717
Semi-gravid7712211102629010
Culex (92.0%)Total1499 (4)7019 (21)25,460 (75)33,978 (100)
Unfed14610382955320513718021
Fed8635881412236119136
Gravid2251517292521,4178423,37169
Semi-gravid265186479602215144
Aedes (0.1%)Total0 (0)23 (62)14 (38)37 (100)
Unfed0016709642568
Fed00417536924
Gravid003130038
Semi-gravid00000000
Mansonia (0.1%)Total1 (2)37 (79)9 (19)47 (100)
Unfed0019511112043
Fed0010271111123
Gravid11008227781634
Semi-gravid00000000