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Table 6 Classification of land cover types (USO) into habitat suitability scores for triatomines

From: Modeling the spatial distribution of Chagas disease vectors using environmental variables and people´s knowledge

Land cover Habitat suitability score (%)
Open shrubs and succulent plants 90-100
Dense shrubs and succulents 80-90
Open shrubs 70-80
Dense shrubs with/without trees 60-70
Rock formations 50-60
Open land and urbanizations 40-50
Steppes and second growth forests 30-40
Prairies and forests 20-30
Forests and dense plantations 10-20
Other land covers < 10