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Table 1 Total number of C dewulfi, C. chiopterus, C. obsoletus and C. scoticus identified using the cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (CO1) gene, from two regions in the UK, Spain and France

From: Morphometric discrimination of two sympatric sibling species in the Palaearctic region, Culicoides obsoletus Meigen and C. scoticus Downes & Kettle (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), vectors of bluetongue and Schmallenberg viruses

Country Region Species identified using COI gene Total identified (total available)
C. obsoletus C. scoticus C. dewulfi C. chiopterus
UK Bala 48 69 9 0 126 (150)
  Devon 47 48 4 4 104 (106)
Spain Avià 24 52 0 0 76 (77)
  Caldes de Malavella 56 40 1 0 97 (103)
France Landes 65 19 2 0 86 (181)
  Calvados (start of season) 21 83 5 0 109 (115)
  Calvados (middle of season) 40 23 36 0 99 (124)
  Calvados (end of season) 109 14 0 0 123 (130)
Total 410 348 57 4 819 (986)