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Table 3 Mean cumulative maximum monthly abundance (maximum) - frequency of Culicoides collected in the 5 study sites (N = No. collections) in horse-baited traps (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 (N = 36) Mbao (N = 36) Niague (N = 36) Pout (N = 34) Thies (N = 36) Total (N = 178)
C. oxystoma 16.58 (105) - 100.0 774.17 (8,340) - 100.0 0.67 - 58.3 1.20 (4) - 70.0 31.08 (149) - 75.0 170.38 (8,502) - 100.0
C. imicola 0.42 (3) - 25.0 7.50 (27) - 75.0 4.58 (21) - 75.0 1.70 (5) - 80.0 13.08 (69) - 83.3 5.59 (80) - 100.0
C. kingi 0.25 (3) – 8.3 8.67 (47) - 83.3 11.17 (50) - 100.0 0 0.25 (2) - 16.7 4.21 (58) - 100.0
C. enderleini 0.33 (2) – 16.7 3.33 (35) - 33.3 0.17 (1) - 16.7 0.10 (1) - 10.0 0.17 (1) - 16.7 0.84 (35) - 66.7
C. austeni 2.25 (12) - 50.0 0 0.50 (4) - 16.7 0 0 0.57 (12) - 58.3
C. bolitinos 0 0.33 (2) - 25.0 0.17 (1) - 16.7 0.10 (1) - 10.0 1.75 (11) - 41.7 0.48 (11) - 58.3
C. moreli 0 0.67 (3) - 41.7 1.33 (8) - 25.0 0 0.17 (1) - 16.7 0.45 (10) - 50.0
C. nivosus 0.83 (4) - 58.3 0 0.75 (2) - 41.7 0.20 (1) - 20.0 0.17 (1) - 16.7 0.40 (4) - 91.7
Total 20.67 (118) - 100.0 794.67 (8,430) - 100.0 19.33 (73) - 100.0 3.30 (9) - 75.0 46.67 (224) - 91.7