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Table 2 Numbers of Culicoides trapped in the Niayes area of Senegal

From: Seasonal dynamics of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) biting midges, potential vectors of African horse sickness and bluetongue viruses in the Niayes area of Senegal

Sites Mbao Niague Parc Hann Pout Thies Total (% of total catch) (n = 354)
(n = 70) (n = 70) (n = 70) (n = 72) (n = 72)
Culicoides species F M freq F M freq F M freq F M freq F M freq
C. oxystoma* 60579 13603 94.3 1530 707 85.7 10589 3280 100 3087 887 100 2284 805 94.4 97351 (43.33)
C. kingi* 9062 3593 94.3 51803 12672 100 239 41 60.0 209 6 55.5 186 15 55.5 77826 (34.64)
C. imicola* 11328 2769 100 9446 643 100 459 93 94.3 1301 256 97.2 1642 186 100 28123 (12.52)
C. enderleini* 3617 204 88.6 2079 465 100 1812 24 77.1 802 104 77.7 252 20 55.5 9379 (4.17)
C. nivosus* 490 385 88.6 399 103 97.1 808 182 97.1 407 96 80.5 97 80 75.0 3047 (1.36)
C. austeni 2 - 5.7 1062 2 68.6 664 2 68.8 - - - 11 - 11.1 1743
C. similis 191 256 60.0 399 138 85.7 145 165 85.7 143 15 61.1 76 39 77.7 1567
C. moreli 222 148 82.85 440 39 68.6 5 6 11.4 43 18 27.7 14 8 27.7 943
C. gambiae 23 47 54.3 650 179 94.3 1 1 5.7 2 1 8.3 7 2 13.8 913
C. bolitinos 66 28 65.7 204 15 80.0 7 - 11.4 26 6 25.0 307 15 69.4 674
C. distinctipennis 126 71 65.7 142 69 80.0 101 61 82.8 12 1 19.4 2 - - 585
C. milnei 6 - 8.6 20 - 22.8 463 5 45.7 - - - - - 5.5 494
C. murphyi 34 25 48.6 160 68 91.4 64 54 71.4 1 - 2.7 3 2 13.8 411
Culicoides sp. 68 24 48.6 166 42 34.3 7 1 8.6 10 3 19.4 40 37 61.1 398
C. leucostictus 124 86 85.7 12 27 42.8 16 13 40.0 56 21 44.4 23 16 50.0 394
C. loxodontis 4 7 8.6 25 2 22.8 6 2 14.3 12 3 11.1 140 21 38.8 222
C. pseudopallidipennis 6 28 22.8 14 7 28.6 - - - 1 6 13.8 52 28 52.7 142
C. miombo 38 3 17.1 18 2 11.4 - - - 4 1 8.3 21 - 16.6 87
C. accraensis 1 - 2.8 1 - 2.8 2 - 2.8 - - - 41 34 30.5 79
C. pycnostictus 15 11 31.4 9 2 22.8 5 1 8.6 13 1 25.0 8 5 19.4 70
C. hortensis - - - 33 - 11.4 33 - 20.0 - - - - - - 66
C. pretoriensis 1 16 5.7 - - - - - - - - - 18 19 22.2 54
C. azerbajdzhanicus - - - 25 4 42.8 - 2 5.7 3 - 8.3 7 1 16.6 42
C. translucens - - - 2 - 5.7 - - - - - - 16 12 13.8 30
C. dekeyseri - - - 17 8 28.6 - - - - - - - - - 25
Total 86003 21304   68656 15194   15426 3933   6132 1425   5247 1345   224665
  1. Numbers of Culicoides captured during the whole trapping period (all nights, n = number of trap-nights) are presented by species and location (F = female, M = male, freq = frequency, n = number of trap-nights). *5 dominant species.