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Table 2 Biodiversity (Shannon, evenness) and richness estimators of Cx. pipiens and Cx. restuans microbiota (± standard error)

From: Culex pipiens and Culex restuans mosquitoes harbor distinct microbiota dominated by few bacterial taxa

Mosquito species Study site Shannon Equitability Observed species Chao1
Cx. pipiens Agriculture1 0.65 ± 0.14 0.23 ± 0.05 7.36 ± 0.62 9.45 ± 0.88
  Agriculture2 0.24 ± 0.11 0.09 ± 0.04 6.33 ± 1.20 8.00 ± 2.65
  Agriculture3 0.36 ± 0.26 0.11 ± 0.07 6.20 ± 1.98 8.20 ± 2.82
  Busey Woods 0.32 ± 0.26 0.11 ± 0.08 6.50 ± 2.50 8.00 ± 4.00
  Weaver Park 0.29 ± 0.09 0.10 ± 0.03 7.20 ± 0.85 11.55 ± 2.23
  South Farms 0.75 ± 0.16 0.21 ± 0.04 10.41 ± 1.14 14.78 ± 2.33
  Collins Woods 0.19 ± 0.00 0.06 ± 0.00 9.00 ± 0.00 9.60 ± 0.00
  Trelease Woods 0.33 ± 0.00 0.14 ± 0.00 5.00 ± 0.00 5.00 ± 0.00
  Total 0.53 ± 0.07 0.17 ± 0.02 8.14 ± 0.54 11.33 ± 1.04
Cx. restuans Agriculture1 2.23 ± 0.17 0.55 ± 0.01 17.33 ± 4.10 23.58 ± 8.25
  Agriculture2 1.32 ± 0.26 0.36 ± 0.07 12.57 ± 1.57 18.05 ± 2.20
  Agriculture3 1.66 ± 0.42 0.39 ± 0.10 18.80 ± 1.07 28.37 ± 3.17
  Busey Woods 1.46 ± 0.16 0.38 ± 0.04 14.60 ± 1.17 18.37 ± 1.61
  Weaver Park 1.16 ± 0.09 0.29 ± 0.02 17.20 ± 1.46 25.27 ± 2.82
  South Farms 1.66 ± 0.15 0.42 ± 0.03 16.17 ± 1.54 20.45 ± 2.33
  Collins Woods 1.20 ± 0.20 0.31 ± 0.06 15.67 ± 1.52 28.92 ± 5.01
  Trelease Woods 1.72 ± 0.19 0.46 ± 0.05 14.64 ± 1.17 20.26 ± 2.96
  Brownfield 1.63 ± 0.18 0.41 ± 0.03 15.82 ± 1.68 25.64 ± 4.31
  Total 1.56 ± 0.07 0.40 ± 0.02 15.49 ± 0.55 22.37 ± 1.24