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Table 1 Monthly collection of Anopheles mosquito larvae and pupae from habitats in the Study Areas (750 ml of water per collection)

From: Composition, habitat preference and seasonal variation of malaria vector larval and pupa stage in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria

Months An. gambiae complex An. funestus group Total
Larvae Pupa Total Larvae Pupae Total Larvae Pupa Total
(%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%)
October 742 (12.19) 81 (6.49) 823 (11.23) 34 (12.93) 12 (23.08) 46 (14.60) 776 (12.23) 93 (7.16) 869 (11.13)
November 858 (14.12) 96 (7.69) 954 (13.02) 41 (15.59) 18 (34.62) 59 (18.73) 899 (14.17) 114 (8.78) 1013(13.25)
December 824 (13.55) 112 (8.98) 936 (12.77) 46 (17.49) 46 (14.60) 870 (13.71) 112 (8.62) 982 (12.85)
January 591 (9.72) 124 (9.94) 715 (9.76) 68 (25.89) 05 (9.62) 73 (23.18) 659 (10.39) 129 (9.93) 788 (10.31)
February 433 (7.12) 162 (12.99) 595 (8.12) 54 (20.52) 12 (23.08) 66 (20.95) 487 (7.68) 174 (13.39) 661 (8.65)
March 482 (7.93) 154 (12.35) 636 (8.68) 10 (3.81) 05 (9.62) 15 (4.76) 492 (7.75) 159 (12.24) 651 (8.52)
April 578 (9.50) 116 (9.30) 694 (9.47) 578 (9.11) 116 (8.93) 694 (9.08)
May 249 (4.09) 76 (6.09) 325 (4.43) 249 (3.92) 76 (5.85) 325 (4.25)
June 344 (5.66) 101 (8.09) 445 (6.07) 344 (5.42) 101 (7.78) 445 (5.82)
July 321 (5.28) 28 (2.25) 349 (4.76) 321 (5.06) 28 (2.16) 349 (4.57)
August 297 (4.88) 108 (8.66) 405 (5.53) 297 (4.68) 108 (8.31) 405 (5.29)
September 363 (5.97) 89 (7.14) 452 (6.17) 10 (3.81) 10 (3.18) 373 (5.88) 89 (6.85) 462 (6.04)
Total 6082 (95.86) 1247 (95.99) 7329 (95.88) 263 (4.15) 52 (4.00) 315 (4.12) 6345 1299 7644