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Table 1 Cumulative maximum monthly abundance [number of Culicoides (percentage)] by trap (two light- and horse-baited traps) and by site collected over the year (from July 2011 to October 2012) in the Niayes area of Senegal

From: Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) midges, the vectors of African horse sickness virus – a host/vector contact study in the Niayes area of Senegal

  Parc_hann   Mbao   Niague   Pout   Thies   TOTAL (cumulative %) RANK
  OVI Horse OVI Horse OVI Horse OVI Horse OVI Horse
C. oxystoma 5,414 (66.65) 199 (75.95) 22,888 (69.94) 9,290 (97.37) 1,381 (3.11) 8 (2.33) 1,476 (49.27) 12 (35.29) 910 (38.91) 373 (65.10) 41,951 (41.39) 1
C. kingi 128 (1.58) 3 (1.15) 4,073 (12.45) 104 (1.09) 34,894 (78.56) 148 (43.02) 139 (4.64)   74 (3.16) 3 (0.52) 39,566 (80.43) 2
C. imicola 261 (3.21) 5 (1.91) 3,718 (11.36) 90 (0.94) 4,588 (10.33) 58 (16.86) 558 (18.62) 17 (50.00) 702 (30.01) 157 (27.40) 10,154 (90.45) 3
C. enderleini 1,021 (12.57) 4 (1.53) 1,165 (3.56) 40 (0.42) 1,279 (2.88) 3 (0.87) 325 (10.85) 1 (2.94) 152 (6.50) 2 (0.35) 3,992 (94.39) 4
C. nivosus 451 (5.55) 10 (3.82) 306 (0.94)   267 (0.6) 9 (2.62) 297 (9.91) 2 (5.88) 80 (3.42) 2 (0.35) 1,424 (95.79) 5
C. austeni 303 (3.73) 27 (10.31) 1 (<0.01)   559 (1.26) 87 (25.29)    6 (0.26)   983 (96.76) 6
C. similis 134 (1.65) 3 (1.15) 169 (0.52) 3 (0.03) 271 (0.61)   64 (2.14)   48 (2.05) 1 (0.17) 693 (97.44) 7
C. gambiae 1 (0.01)   34 (0.10)   450 (1.01) 7 (2.03) 3 (0.10)   6 (0.26)   501 (97.94) 8
C. moreli 4 (0.05)   101 (0.31) 8 (0.08) 215 (0.48) 16 (4.65) 28 (0.93)   9 (0.38) 2 (0.35) 383 (98.32) 9
C. bolitinos 3 (0.04)   22 (0.07) 4 (0.04) 82 (0.18) 4 (1.16) 9 (0.30) 1 (2.94) 115 (4.92) 21 (3.66) 261 (98.57) 10
C. distinctipennis 78 (0.96)   64 (0.20)   102 (0.23) 1 (0.29) 10 (0.33)   2 (0.09)   257 (98.83) 11
C. milnei 217 (2.67) 5 (1.91) 4 (0.01)   30 (0.07)       256 (99.08) 12
C. murphyi 55 (0.68)   22 (0.07)   114 (0.26) 1 (0.29) 1 (0.03) 1 (2.94) 4 (0.17)   198 (99.27) 13
C. leucostictus 14 (0.17) 3 (1.15) 68 (0.21) 1 (0.01) 23 (0.05)   50 (1.67)   21 (0.90)   180 (99.45) 14
C. miombo 1 (0.01)   25 (0.08)   56 (0.13) 1 (0.29) 20 (0.67)   48 (2.05) 7 (1.22) 158 (99.61) 15
C. pseudopallidipennis    28 (0.09)   16 (0.04)   4 (0.13)   44 (1.88) 4 (0.70) 96 (99.70) 16
C. hortensis 25 (0.31) 3 (1.15)    33 (0.07) 1 (0.29)      62 (99.76) 17
C. accraensis 2 (0.02)   1 (<0.01)   2 (<0.01)     38 (1.62)   43 (99.81) 18
C. pycnostictus 4 (0.05)   13 (0.04)   6 (0.01)   8 (0.27)   10 (0.43)   41 (99.85) 19
C. translucens      2 (<0.01)     25 (1.07)   27 (99.87) 20
C. pretoriensis    9 (0.03)       16 (0.68) 1 (0.17) 26 (99.90) 21
C. azerbajdzhanicus 2 (0.02)     16 (0.04)   2 (0.07)   5 (0.21)   25 (99.92) 22
C. dekeyseri      20 (0.05)       20 (99.94) 23
C. neavei    9 (0.03)       1 (0.04)   10 (99.95) 24
C. trifasciellus      1 (<0.01)   1 (0.03)   8 (0.34)   10 (99.96) 25
C. nevilli 3 (0.04)   2 (0.01) 1 (0.01)      1 (0.04)   7 (99.97) 26
C. excpectator          5 (0.21)   5 (99.98) 27
C. nigripennis          4 (0.17)   4 (99.98) 28
C. ravus 1 (0.01)     2 (<0.01)   1 (0.03)     4 (99.98) 29
C. robini 1 (0.01)   1 (<0.01)   1 (<0.01)       3 (99.99) 30
C. quinquelineatus      2 (<0.01)       2 (99.99) 31
C. vomensis          2 (0.09)   2 (99.99) 32
C. wansoni    2 (0.01)         2 (99.99) 33
C. clarkei          1 (0.04)   1 (99.99) 34
C. congolensis      1 (<0.01)       1 (99.99) 35
C. dispar      1 (<0.01)       1 (100.00) 36
C. fulvithorax          1 (0.04)   1 (100.00) 37
C. punctithorax          1 (0.04)   1 (100.00) 38
C. sellersi    1 (<0.01)         1 (100.00) 39
C. vicinus      1 (<0.01)       1 (100.00) 40
C. yankari    1 (<0.01)         1 (100.00) 41
  8,123 262 32,727 9,541 44,415 344 2,996 34 2,339 573 101, 354