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Table 2 Habitat preference and seasonal variations of Anopheles mosquitoes larvae and pupae in the study area (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

Habitat Anopheles gambiae complex Anopheles funestus group
Dry Wet Dry Wet
Pond bed  +  +   −   +   − 
River bed  +  +   −   +   − 
Spoor  +  +   +  +   +   + 
Concrete gutter  +   +  +   −   − 
River edges  +  +   −   +   + 
Canal  +  +   +   +   − 
Abandon tyre  −   +   −   − 
Pot – hole  −   +  +   −   − 
Gutter  +   +  +   +   − 
Tyre tracks  −   +   −   − 
Abandon containers  −   +   −   − 
Rain pool  −   +  +   −   − 
  1. Plus sign (+): present, minus sign (−): absent, double plus sign: multiples of hundreds, single plus sign: multiple of tens