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Table 3 Identity of the 16 epicuticular hydrocarbons detected from An. coluzzii SUCAM

From: Cuticular differences associated with aridity acclimation in African malaria vectors carrying alternative arrangements of inversion 2La

Peak number Peak identity Abbreviation Retention index
1 Tricosane n-C23 2299
2 Pentacosane n-C25 2499
3 Hexacosane n-C26 2599
4 Heptacosane n-C27 2700
5 Octacosane n-C28 2800
6 1-Nonacosene 1-C29 2879
7 Nonacosane C29 2900
8 7-; 9-; 11- 13-; 15-Methylnonacosane 7-; 9-; 11- 13-; 15-C29 2932
9 Triacontane C30 3000
10 11-;12-;13-;14-;15-Methyltriacontane 11-;12-;13-;14-;15-C30 3031
11 1-Hentriacontene 1-C31 3081
12 Hentriacontane C31 3101
13 13-Methylhentriacontane 13-C31 3129
14 unknown unknown 3158
15 Tritriacontane C33 3300
16 9-;11-;13-;15-;17-Methyltritriacontane 9-;11-;13-;15-;17-C33 3334