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Table 2 Relative numbers of Culicoides species collected one night per week by light traps in Sardinia

From: Role of different Culicoides vectors (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in bluetongue virus transmission and overwintering in Sardinia (Italy)

Collection sites Year Total Culicoides C. imicola Obsoletus complex C. obsoletus C. scoticus C. newsteadi species A C. newsteadi species B C. pulicaris (s.l.) C. punctatus
Arzachena 2008 25506 5615 892b 9479 6320 175 184
Sassari 1 2001 12356 3919 87 74 13 5255 277 35 13
Sassari 2 2008 11166 9317 140 94 46 1327 58 4 7
Olmedo 2008 8204 2334 363b 2011 132 15 181
Fonni 2003 8919 0 895b 316 193 6062 287
Seneghe 2008 33548 4150 1433 281 1152 8467 14350 1728 277
Bari Sardoa 2013 15162 5948 5559 185 5374 103 2776 77 77
Lanusei 2008 4819 525 2102 1366 736 6 42 480 46
Villaverde 2008 3761 6 182b 1075 69 201 71
S. Antioco 2008 17183 3286 6053 2361 3692 1759 4958 4 69
  1. aCaptures between April-July
  2. bObsoletus complex species were not distinguished