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Table 2 Distribution of the different species of triatomine bugs in the 32 parishes surveyed in Caracas

From: Panstrongylus geniculatus and four other species of triatomine bug involved in the Trypanosoma cruzi enzootic cycle: high risk factors for Chagas’ disease transmission in the Metropolitan District of Caracas, Venezuela

Number* Parish 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total of species Total
1 23 de Enero 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 8 8
2 Altagracia 4 5, (1) 7 15 1 2 2 36,(1) 37
3 Antímano 1 2 43,(6); 1c 13,(1) 7 9 6 81,(7); 1c 89
4 La Candelaria 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 5 5
5 Caricuao 1 6 8 34 5 5 6,(1) 65,(1) 66
6 Catedral 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Coche 0 2 6 7; 1a 1 0 1 17; 1a 18
8 El Junquito 8 12, (1) 16,(1); 1a 78,(1), 4b 30 11 21; 1a 176,(3); 2a; 4b 185
9 El Paraiso 0 0 3 11 5 0 1 20 20
10 El Recreo 0 4 7 17 6 6 5 45 45
11 El Valle 2 0 1 5 6 0 0 14 14
12 La Pastora 10 32 (1) 29,(1) 100,(4) 39 17 14 241, (6) 247
13 La Vega 1 6 4 21; 2a 12 9,(2) 7 60,(2); 2a 64
14 Macarao 0 2 2 6   1 0 11 11
15 San Agustin 0 0   10 1 1 1 13 13
16 San Bernardino 0 3 7 3 8 1 2 24 24
17 San José 1 2 14 17 4 3 2 43 43
18 San juan 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 4
19 San Pedro 1 9 2 14; 1a 1 4 2 33; 1a 34
20 Santa Rosalia 0 0 1 6 0 0 2 9 9
21 Santa Teresa 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 6 6
22 Sucre 2 (4) 47, (3); 1a 97,(9) 130,(9) 35,(1) 50,(5) 51 412,(31); 1a 444
23 Ns. Sra. R. Baruta 4 (1) 47; 1b 70,(2); 1b 119 47 35,(1); 1a 40 362,(4); 1a; 2b 369
24 El Cafetal 2 9 28,(1) 50 23,(2) 10 16 138,(3) 141
25 Las Min. de Baruta 1 (1) 5 (2) 10,(1) 24, (1) 14,(1) 15 11,(1); 1a 80,(7);1a 88
26 Chacao 0 7 2; 1c 8 6 2 ,(1) 2,(1) 27,(2); 1c 30
27 Sta R. P. El Hatillo 4 27,(1) 38(1) 81,(1); 1a; 5b 19,(1); 1a; 1b 17,(1); 1a; 2b 12 198,(5); 3a; 8b 214
28 Filas de Mariche 8 17,(2) 35,(4) 73,(2); 2b 20,(1); 2a 30,(2) 14,(3) 197,(14); 2a;2b 215
29 La Dolorita 6 3 12 24,(1) 5 4,(2) 14 68,(3) 71
31 Caucagüita 1 5 21; 1b 30 7 4 5 73; 1b 74
30 Leoncio Martínez 3 17 14 50 27 16 20 147 147
32 Petare 10 (1) 112,(3) 121,(13); 1b 278,(5); 3b 100,(3) 78,(4) 78,(6) 777,(35); 4b 816
  Sub-total 71 (7) 384,(14); 1a; 1b 603,(39); 1a; 3b: 2c 1227,(25); 5a; 14b 436,(9);3a; 1b 333,(18); 2a; 2b 336,(12); 2a 3390,(124); 14a; 21b; 2c 3551
  Total 78 400 648 1271 449 355 350 3551  
  1. Numbers correspond to adult triatomines except those in brackets ( ) = nymphs of P. geniculatus from stages III to V. Single number = P. geniculatus. Superindex: a = T. maculata, b = T. nigromaculata, c = R. prolixus. Parishes 1–22 lie within the Libertador Municipality, 23–25 in the Baruta Municipality, 26 in the Chacao Municipality, 27 in the El Hatillo Municipality, and 28–32 in the Sucre Municipality.
  2. *The numbers of the parishes (1 – 32) are used to identify their location in Figure 1.