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Table 1 Nocturnally active sandfly species captured using CDC light traps in Tahtay Adiyabo district, January-June 2013

From: Nocturnal periodicity of Phlebotomus (Larroussius) orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Northern Ethiopia

  Number of sandflies collected  
Sandfly Species Male Female Total Relative frequency (%)
P. orientalis 5,343 1,995 7,338 33.79
P. bergeroti 54 17 71 0.33
P. lesleyae 9 20 29 0.13
P. rodhaini 6 15 21 0.09
P. heischi 6 11 17 0.08
P. duboscqi 7 8 15 0.07
P. martini 3 6 9 0.04
P. papatasi 1 2 3 0.01
P. alexandri 0 1 1 0.005
Sergentomyia spp. 8,729 5,483 14,212 65.44
Total 14,158 7,558 21,716 100