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Table 3 List of bacteria identified in the midguts of laboratory-bred Anopheles gambiae non-engorged or engorged and in breeding water

From: Use of MALDI-TOF MS and culturomics to identify mosquitoes and their midgut microbiota

Bacteria Female fed on blood Female sj Male Breeding water
Aeromonas hydrophila     ×
Aeromonas jandaei     ×
Klebsiella oxytoca    × ×
Enterococcus faecium     ×
Enterobacter asburiae*   × × ×
Enterobacter kobei* × × × ×
Serratia marcescens × × × ×
Serratia fonticola     ×
Serratia ureilytica* ×    ×
Serratia plymuthica     ×
Bacillus cereus     ×
Sphingobacterium multivorum     ×
Oceanobacillus massiliensis     ×
Acinetobacter baylyi*    ×  
Elizabethkingia meningoseptica × × ×  
Microbacterium maritypicum*   ×   
Staphylococcus epidermidis*   ×   
Streptococcus sanguinis*   ×   
Streptococcus mitis* ×    
Cedecea lapagei ×   ×  
Pseudomonas gessardii* ×    
Rhodococcus erythropolis* ×    
Enterobacter cloacae × × ×  
  1. Bacterial species reported for the first time in Anopheles gambiae are indicated by an asterisk. Presence of bacteria is indicated by ×. Bold corresponds to bacterial species common in the midgut and breeding water
  2. Abbreviations: sj, sample from a female fed only on sweet juice, corresponding to the negative control