Description Symbol Value Source Adult mosquito birth rate [8 ] Birth rate of juveniles [9 ] Mosquito biting rate [9 ] Number of eggs laid per adult oviposition [8 ] Daily survival probability of eggs [8 ] Daily survival probability of larvae [8 ] Daily survival probability of pupae [8 ] Duration of egg development [8 ] Duration of larvae development [8 ] Rainfall beyond which no immature stages survive [8 ] Duration of pupae development [8 ] Juvenile mosquito death rate [9 ] Adult mosquito death rate [10 ] [10 ] Progression rate of mosquitoes [11 ] Recruitment rate of humans [12 ] Proportion of bites by infectious mosquitoes on susceptible humans that produce infection [5 ] Proportion of bites by susceptible mosquitoes on infected humans that produce infection [5 ] Per capita natural death rate for humans [12 ] Progression rate of humans from exposed class [12 ] Recovery rate of humans [12 ] Per capita disease induced death rate [12 ] Per capita rate of loss of immunity [13 ] Carrying capacity of larvae [4 ] Proportion of humans recovering without temp. immunity [4 ]