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Table 1 Effect of cladoceran density on developmental period of later stages of larval Aedes aegypti

From: The effect of cladoceran, Daphnia magna, on the growth and pupation of Aedes aegypti L. mosquito larvae

Treatment (Aedes larvae: D. magna) Duration of developmental period in days (Mean ± SD)
L3–L4 Range L4–pupa Range Pupa–adult Range
Control (20 Aedes larvae) 2.83 ± 0.84 2–4 4.00 ± 1.00 3–5 1.73 ± 0.25 1.5–2.0
1:1 (20:20) 3.83 ± 0.28 3–4 4.33 ± 0.28 3–5 1.93 ± 0.51 1.5–2.5
1:2 (20:40) 4.00 ± 0.50 3–5 4.40 ± 0.50 4–5 2.33 ± 0.76 1.5–2.5
1:3 (20:60) 4.5 ± 0.86 4–5 4.66 ± 0.28 4–5 2.66 ± 0.28 2.5–3