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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of Aedes albopictus collected with different odour blends

From: Field evaluation of a novel synthetic odour blend and of the synergistic role of carbon dioxide for sampling host-seeking Aedes albopictus adults in Rome, Italy

Bait Sex Anatomy garden Verano cemetery
Median 5-95% Percentiles N (%) Median 5-95% Percentiles N (%)
No bait females 5 0-10 30 (29%) 7 1-18 49 (77%)
males 7 0-44 72 (71%) 1 0-8 15 (23%)
CO2 females 10 0-20 64 (47%) 8 1-28 59 (84%)
males 13 5-18 71 (53%) 1 0-6 11 (16%)
MB5 lure females 7 5-11 44 (40%) 12 2-37 99 (79%)
males 12 1-20 67 (60%) 4 0-9 26 (21%)
MB5 lure + CO2 females 15 11-28 97 (44%) 19 7-23 96 (74%)
males 16 6-48 121 (56%) 6 0-14 34 (26%)
BG lure females 14 10-24 93 (44%) 10 0-40 87 (80%)
males 21 4-34 118 (56%) 2 0-10 22 (20%)
BG lure + CO2 females 18 10-32 118 (35%) 18 2-36 113 (74%)
males 37 5-95 219 (65%) 7 0-19 40 (26%)
Total females 446 (40%)   503 (77%)
Total males 668 (60%)   148 (23%)
  1. Median and 5-95% percentile intervals of Ae. albopictus females and males collected with BG-Sentinel traps baited with different odour blends (BG lure and MB5 lure with/without CO2) in two areas in Rome (Italy). No bait = negative control.