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Table 3 A key table indicates the collected species number, stage, abundance and positive RT-PCR samples from Khartoum state.

From: Role of Culex and Anopheles mosquito species as potential vectors of rift valley fever virus in Sudan outbreak, 2007

Species Total no. of collected species Stage Species abundance* No. of positive PCR samples
   Larva Pupa Male Female   
An. gambiae arabiensis 16 16 - - - 3.2% 2L = 2
An. coustani 4 2 - - 2 0.8% -
Cx. pipiens complex 458 446 - 4 8 91.2% 22L+2F** = 24
Cx. poicilipes 22 16 2 - 4 4.4% -
Ae. aegypti - - - - - 0.0 -
Ae. mcintoshi 2 2 - - - 0.4% -
Ae. vexans - - - - - 0.0  
Total 502 482 2 4 14 100% 26
  1. * Abundance = number of individuals of one species/total number of mosquitoes collected (approximated to one decimal).
  2. ** Ungravid female.