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Table 1 Parameter values and Latin hypercube sampling ranges

From: Parasitism of Aedes albopictus by Ascogregarina taiwanensis lowers its competitive ability against Aedes triseriatus

Aedes albopictus
Symbol Description Value LHS range Units Reference
 \(\beta _a\) Birth Rate 32.6 2.5–56 Eggs/day [44]
 \(\delta _a\) Development Time 10 9–45 1/days [13, 47, 48]
 \(\mu _{L_a}\) Larval mortality 0.067 0.005–0.4 1/day [13, 44]
 \(\mu _{A_a}\) Adult mortality 0.045 0.01–0.065 1/day [44, 47, 48]
 \(\alpha _a\) Competition parameter 0.83, 0.42 0.4–1 Unitless [16]
 \(\rho _a\) Adult female proportion 0.5 0.2–0.6 Unitless [17]
Aedes triseriatus
 \(\beta _t\) Birth rate 11 3–26 Eggs/day [45, 46, 50]
 \(\delta _t\) Development time 22 13–55 1/days [12, 13, 18],
 \(\mu _{L_t}\) Larval mortality 0.009 0.002–0.011 1/day [13, 17, 48]
 \(\mu _{A_t}\) Adult mortality 0.1 0.03–0.1 1/day [49]
 \(\alpha _t\) Competition parameter 0.25, .73 0–0.75 Unitless [16]
 \(\rho _a\) Adult female proportion 0.5 0.4–0.55 Unitless [17]
Other parameters
 \(\gamma _{b_a}\) Effect on fecundity 1.0 1–2 Unitless Varied
 \(\gamma _{d_a}\) Effect on development rate 1.0 1–2 Unitless Varied
\(\gamma _{m_a}\) Effect on larval mortality 1.0 1–16 Unitless Varied
 \(\gamma _{d_t}\) Effect on development rate (Ae. Triseriatus) 1.2, 2 Fixed Unitless Varied
 \(\gamma _{m_t}\) Effect on larval mortality (Ae. Triseriatus) 1.5, 4 Fixed Unitless Varied
 K Carrying capacity 60 Fixed Number of larvae [16]
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