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Table 1 Common larval habitats of the Aedini

From: From ground pools to treeholes: convergent evolution of habitat and phenotype in Aedes mosquitoes

Habitat Type Na Descriptions and/or examples
Container 117 (16) Small fresh water habitats made from decaying holes in trees or stumps, water holding leaf axils, fallen fronds and coconut shells, small rock holes
Rock Pools 20 (16) Temporary fresh water habitat held by rock surfaces, sometimes along streams or rivers, or in caves.
Crab Hole 4 Small holes in mud flats or salt marshes created by crabs or other invertebrates, filled with salt water
Salt Pool 23 (7) Variable salinity habitats that are flooded due to tidal action or wave splashing, including salt marshes or earthen depressions flooded by salt water
Ground Pool 118 (9) Fresh water habitats that experience periodic inundation from precipitation, melting snow, or flooding; flood plains, temporary or semi-permanent swampland, snow melt pools, or muddy fields where depressions collect water.
  1. aN is the total number of taxa for a given habitat specialization in this study. (N) indicates number of species utilizing this habitat as well as another