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Table 1 Distribution of communities and samples used in this study

From: Discrimination between Onchocerca volvulus and O. ochengi filarial larvae in Simulium damnosum (s.l.) and their distribution throughout central Ghana using a versatile high-resolution speciation assay

Community River basin Geographical coordinates Larvae processed and species identified by HRM per sample collection yeara Total no. of larvae per community
Latitude Longitude 2011 (12,031 flies dissected) 2012 (9,706 flies dissected) 2013 (9,138 flies dissected)
O. volvulus O. ochengi O. volvulus O. ochengi O. volvulus O. ochengi
Abua (ABA) Pru 7.58587 -0.53485 1 1
Agbelekame I (AB) Black Volta 8.14018 -2.12185 2 2 1 4 8 9 L2; 27 L3; 53
Akanyakrom (AKA) Black Volta 8.289 -2.277 5 5
Asubende (ASU) Pru 8.01085 -0.58528 2 5 2 9
Baaya (BAY) Pru 8.01119 -0.59444 2 1 L2; 12 L3 15
Beposo (BEP) Pru 8.0026 -0.57395 1 1
Fawoman (FAW) Pru 8.0111 -1.01303 1 2 3
Fawoman-Banda (FAB) Tombe 8.07108 -2.1441 6 2 8
Kyingakrom (KYN) Black Volta 8.05578 -2.03266 3 3
Mantukwa (MAN) Pru 8.01064 -1.0014 2 2 4
New Longoro (NLG) Black Volta 8.08158 -2.02096 1 1 1 L2; 8 L3 11
Senyase (SEN) Pru 8.01247 -0.59251 1 L1; 1 L2; 1 L3 3
Tainso (TAN) Tain 8.0603 -2.06538 5 3 1 L1; 4 L2; 7 L3 1 L1; 5 L2; 29 L3 55
Wiae (WIA) Daka 8.19219 -0.09429 1 L1; 12 L3 1 14
Total larvae processed per species per year 3 11 9 15 49 (3 L1; 5 L2; 41 L3) 98 (1 L1; 16 L2; 81 L3) 185
  1. aL3 larvae unless otherwise stated