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Table 1 Culicoides spp. monitoring data for different climate zones used in this study

From: Characterizing the species composition of European Culicoides vectors by means of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification

Climate Country Number of traps Type of traps1 Sampling period Sampling interval Reference
Cfb 1 AT 1 OVI 2009-2011 Daily [1]
Cfb 2 DE 9 BG 2007-2008 Day 1-8 of each month [2]
Cfb 3 SE 12 OVI 2008-2009 Weekly [3]
Cfb 4 NL 4 LP 2005-2006 Continuously and emptied once a week [4]
Cfb 5 BE 29 CDC 2006 Two nights twice a week [5]
Cfb 6 UK 35 OVI 2008 Three trapping nights [6]
Cfb 7 CH 4 OVI 2008-2011 Weekly [7]
Cfb 8 FR n/a OVI 2010 Weekly [8]
Dfb 1 SE 2 OVI 2008-2009 Weekly [3]
Dfb 2 RO 3 OVI 2008 Weekly in May [9]
Cfa 1 RO 3 OVI 2008 Weekly in May [9]
Csb 1 PT 35 OVI 2000/2001 Two to seven consecutive nights [10]
Csb 2 FR 12 OVI 2002 One night every three weeks [11]
Csa 1 PT 43 OVI 2000/2001 Two to seven consecutive nights [10]
Csa 2 ES 52 CDC 2007-2008 Weekly [12]
Csa 3 IT n/a OVI 2000-2003 Weekly [13]
  1. 1OVI - Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute black light suction trap; CDC - new standard miniature black light trap (model 1212), John W. Hook Company, USA; BG - BG-Sentinel mosquito trap, Biogents AG, Germany; LP - Liberty Plus CO2 baited counterflow trap, America Biophysics Co., USA.