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Table 2 Number of mosquitoes collected during the sampling periods 2009-2011

From: Determinants of the population growth of the West Nile virus mosquito vector Culex pipiens in a repeatedly affected area in Italy

  2009 2010 2011*
Sampling period (first capture – last capture) 27 May – 11 Nov 3 May – 26 Oct 3 May – 25 Oct
Total collected mosquitoes 35, 129 137, 897 85, 136
Total number of captures 222 536 733
Avg. no. mosquitoes per capture 158. 24 (S.E.: 17. 77) 257. 27 (S.E.: 24. 64) 116. 14 (S.E.: 7.85)
Total collected Cx. pipiens 27, 721 (78. 91%) 119, 847 (86. 91%) 68, 932 (80. 97%)
Avg. no. Cx. pipiens per capture 124.87 (S.E.: 15. 01) 223. 60 (S.E.: 22. 40) 94. 04 (S.E.: 6. 74)
Total no. of identified species 12 16 14
  1. The table report results of the capture activities across all study sites; the mean mosquito abundance per capture, and density of Cx. pipiens are also reported.
  2. *Including both Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia.