Table 2: Details of different habitat collection of dengue vectors from Nilgiris of Western Ghats.

Locality (Nilgiris)Altitude (in metres)HabitatAe. aegypti Ae. albopictus Ae. vittatus Total

Mettupalayam hilly terrain300Discarded tin23427
Plastic container251641
Earthen pots15924
Grinding stones121123
Tyres8513
Coconut shells33
Drains canals0
Cement tanks0

Kallar400Tyres31316
Axils of leaves11
Plastic container32427
Tree holes11
Canals0

Burliar900Plastic container84452
Earthen pots4610
Tree holes44
Axils of leaves33

Marapalam1050Discarded tin44
Plastic container33
Axils of leaves0

Coonoor1800Earthen pots22
Tree holes0
Plastic container22
Axil of leaves0

Total1151329256