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Table 1 Description of samples of adult and immature stages of Lutzomyia evansi collected and processed for analysis of bacterial flora associated with the gut

From: Structural differences in gut bacteria communities in developmental stages of natural populations of Lutzomyia evansi from Colombia's Caribbean coast

Description Adult stages Immature stages  
Males (M) Unfed females (UF) Fed females (FF) Larvae (L4) Pupae (PP) Total
Colosó Ovejas Colosó Ovejas Colosó Ovejas Ovejas Ovejas  
Groups analyzed 1 2 7 4 1 2 11 3 31
Number of guts per group 13 36–45 48–50 50 28 18–50 1 1
Total number of processed guts 13 81 348 200 28 68 11 3 752
Total number of bacterial isolates obtaineda 4 2 24 17 3 5 50 20 125
  1. aBacterial isolates evaluated with cluster analysis of the spacer region (ITS) banding pattern between the 23S and 16S ribosomal genes