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Table 2 Total number of each mosquito species collected from each habitat (FI = forest interior, FE = forest edge, GR = grassland) in north Queensland and the pathogens they may transmit

From: Mosquito communities and disease risk influenced by land use change and seasonality in the Australian tropics

  Wet Season Dry Season  
Species FI FE GR Total FI FE GR Total Grand-total
Aedes alboscutellatus [?] 10 7 14 31 24 12 0 36 67
Aedes alternans [a] 1 5 4 10 0 0 0 0 10
Aedes kochi [a,d,e] 2 30 26 58 3 3 8 14 72
Aedes lineatopennis [a,g] 1 4 55 60 0 1 0 1 61
Aedes notoscriptus [a,b,d] 144 119 32 295 97 62 34 193 488
Aedes palmarum [?] 15 2 0 17 24 7 1 32 49
Aedes quasirubithorax [?] 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 2 5
Aedes quinquelineatus [?] 16 14 0 30 66 17 3 86 116
Aedes tremulus [a,b,] 10 2 3 15 3 1 0 4 19
Aedes vigilax [a,b,d,e] 86 106 108 300 45 57 71 173 473
Anopheles annulipes (s.l.) [a,c,d,e] 1 0 4 5 3 3 5 11 16
Anopheles bancroftii [c,e] 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
Anopheles farauti [b,c,e] 8 58 99 165 3 10 9 22 187
Coquillettidia nr.crassipes [c,f] 95 49 7 151 6 7 4 17 168
Culex annulirostris [a,b,d,e,g] 390 456 544 1390 38 77 125 240 1630
Culex bitaeniorhynchus [b,e] 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Culex cubiculi [?] 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Culex gelidus [a,b] 2 36 115 153 0 1 6 7 160
Culex hilli [?] 12 18 2 32 6 5 0 11 43
Culex pullus [b] 16 26 12 54 0 1 1 2 56
Culex sitiens [e] 5 6 12 23 10 5 7 22 45
Mansonia septempunctata [a] 5 4 27 36 0 1 3 4 40
Mansonia uniformis [a,b,e,f] 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 3
Tripteroides atripes [?] 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Tripteroides magnesianus [?] 4 2 0 6 6 0 0 6 12
Tripteroides sp. 4 6 0 10 3 0 0 3 13
Verrallina carmenti [a] 20 4 0 24 13 27 3 43 67
Verrallina funerea [a,b,g] 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Verrallina lineata [a] 353 193 71 617 31 41 10 82 699
Total 1200 1152 1139 3491 384 339 290 1013 4504
  1. a alphaviruses (may cause Barmah Forest, chikungunya, Ross River, Sindbis)
  2. b flaviviruses (may cause dengue, Murray Valley-, Australian-, Kunjin- & Japanese encephalitis; yellow fever, Edge Hill, West Nile)
  3. c Plasmodium spp. (may cause human and/or avian malaria)
  4. d Dirofilaria immitus (may cause dog heartworms)
  5. e Wuchereria bancrofti (may cause filariasis in humans)
  6. f Brugia malayi (may cause filariasis in humans)
  7. g Orbivirus spp. (may cause epizootic hemorrhagic disease in ruminants & macropods)
  8. ? unknown