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Table 1 Ecological characteristics of Ae. albopictus sampling sites

From: Diversity of culturable bacteria including Pantoea in wild mosquito Aedes albopictus

Region Site Zone Vegetation Potential hosts *Male *Female
Analamanga Ambohidratrimo Village outskirts Bamboo hedge Humans, birds, reptiles 20 5
  Tsimbazaza Park City Bushes and fruit trees (mango) Humans, lemurs, reptiles, birds 7 8
  Ankazobe Village outskirts Bamboo forest Humans, chickens 13 19
Atsinanana Toamasina Town City Bushes and fruit trees (banana tree) Humans, chickens, ducks 16 16
  1. *Numbers of mosquito individuals collected at each site in December 2010.