Ecological Archives A024-072-A5

Gordana Rašić, Nancy M. Endersby, Craig Williams, Ary A. Hoffmann. 2014. Using Wolbachia-based release for suppression of Aedes mosquitoes: insights from genetic data and population simulations. Ecological Applications 24:1226–1234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-1305.1

Appendix E. Breeding container parameters as used in Aedes aegypti population modeling using CIMSiM (Focks et al. 1993).

Table E1. Breeding container parameters as used in Aedes aegypti population modeling using CIMSiM (Focks et al. 1993).

 

Plastic buckets

Pot plant saucers

Tarpaulins

Tyres

Subterranean

Rainwater tanks

Dimensions

18.0d, 17.4h

6.1 × 2.0 × 26.0

15.5 × 22.6 × 4.2

35.3d, 11.0w

64.6 × 72.7 × 172.0

200d × 200h

Capacity

4871 mL

613 mL

520 mL

5343 mL

807784 mL

628.4 L

Sun exposure

0.2

0

0.8

0.3

0.9

0.5

Container cover

0

1

0

1

1

1

Water shed ratio

1.2

0

0.6

0.2

10

10

Draw down (L)

0

0.3

0

0

0

628.4 L

Initial food (mg)

70

100

450

500

144.75

50

Mean food per d (mg)

30

10

175

100

144.75

50

density per ha.

2.2

3.9

1.1

0.53

0.1

0.1

Literature Cited

Focks, D. A., D. G. Haile, E. Daniels, and G. A. Mount. 1993. Dynamic life table model for Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae): analysis of the literature and model development. Journal of Medical Entomology 30:1003–1017.


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