Research Article

The Effect of Breeding Habitat Characteristics on the Larval Abundance of Aedes Vector Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Three Localities, Galle District, Sri Lanka

Table 1

Occurrence of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in different container types.

Type of containersType of materialAedes aegyptiAedes albopictus

NaturalAnimal foot print
Burrow pits
Clay pots++
Coconut shells++
Wood caves++
Rain water pools
Rock pools+

ArtificialCovering items++
Earth pipes
Flower pots++
Glass boxes++
Metal cups++
Ornamental items++
Pet feeding cups++
Plant axils++
Plastic cups++
Quarry pits