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Table 1 Prevalence of Wolbachia in mosquito species collected from different provinces of Sri Lanka

From: Distribution and phylogeny of Wolbachia strains in wild mosquito populations in Sri Lanka

Mosquito species Province Total % infected
C W E N NW SG S
Aedes aegypti 0/17 0/2 0/1 0/10 0/10 0/40 0.0
Aedes albopictus 33/33 1/29 9/29 10/10 9/26 62/127 48.8
Aedes vittatus 0/2 0/2 0.0
Anopheles speciesa 0/1 0/35 0/46 0/82 0.0
Armigeres subalbatus 4/4   3/3 7/7 100.0
Culex annulirostris 0/2 0/2 0.0
Culex gelidus 0/4 0/2 0/6 0.0
Culex mimulus 0/5 0/5 0.0
Culex quinquefasciatus 5/17 0/13 8/17 2/3 15/50 30.0
Culex triteaneorynchus 0/2 0/1 0/3 0.0
Mansonia uniformis 3/3 3/3 100.0
Mimomia elegans 0/1 0/1 0.0
Uranotaenia rutherfordi 0/2 0/2 0.0
Total 42/75 1/31 0/55 0/10 17/109 10/10 17/40 87/330 26.36
  1. Abbreviations: C Central, W Western, S Southern, N Northern, E Eastern, SG Sabaragamuwa, NW North-Western
  2. a Anopheles species: Anopheles barbirostris (n = 10), An. jamesii (n = 13), An. karwari (n = 4), An. pallidus (n = 2), An. peditaeniatus (n = 15), An. subpictus (n = 18), An. tessellatus (n = 6), An. varuna (n = 7), An. vegus (n = 7)