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Table 2 Mosquito densities in the three surveyed districts of Portugal, from July 2011 to May 2013

From: First molecular identification of mosquito vectors of Dirofilaria immitis in continental Portugal

Mosquito species District
Coimbra Santarém Setúbal
CDC IR CDC IR CDC IR
mean (SD); median (Q1-Q3) mean (SD); median (Q1-Q3) mean (SD); median (Q1-Q3) mean (SD); median (Q1-Q3) mean (SD); median (Q1-Q3) mean (SD); median (Q1-Q3)
Cx. theileri 16.3 (59.5); 0 (0–0) 10.9 (48.6); 0 (0–0) 138.4 (622.8); 1.5 (0–15.3) 7.2 (21.4); 0 (0–6) 6.2 (12.8); 1 (0–4) 4.7 (9.2); 0 (0–6.4)
Cx. pipiens s.l. 4.8 (7.7); 0 (0–8) 4.4 (7.5); 0 (0–6) 39.2 (70.9); 15 (5–42.5) 26.6 (54.7); 0 (0–34.7) 7.4 (8.9); 2.5 (0–12.3) 51.9 (62.8); 18 (0–84)
Ae. caspius 3.5 (11.5); 0 (0–2) 2.1 (5.8); 0 (0–0) 11.9 (71.3); 0 (0–0) 0.3 (1.3); 0 (0–0) 2.8 (4.4); 1 (0–2.5) 2.0 (5.5); 0 (0–0)
An. maculipennis s.l. 0.2 (0.5); 0 (0–0) 30.8 (117.4); 0 (0–0) 0.5 (1.5); 0 (0–0) 85.3 (187.2); 0 (0–30) 0.1 (0.2); 0 (0–0) 31.6 (69.9); 0 (0–30)
Total mosquitoes 25.2 (66.4); 3 (0–13.5) 48.8 (133.9); 6 (0–17.8) 199.2 (759.5); 22 (10.5-61) 122.5 (196.3); 42 (0–118.5) 17.4 (22.5); 12 (1.5-20.8) 90.8 (79.5); 72 (27–134.4)
  1. Mean, standard deviation (SD) and medians and interquartile interval (Q1-Q3), of the most abundant species, as well as their total, are presented according to collecting method. CDC: CDC traps, mosquito/trap-night; IR: indoor resting, mosquito/collector-hour.