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Table 2 Relative frequencies of culicine species caught by each trap type, and their medical significance as potential vectors of Japanese encephalitis (JE), chikungunya (CHKV), dengue (DENV) and Getah (GETV) viruses and filarial nematodes

From: Evaluation of electric nets as means to sample mosquito vectors host-seeking on humans and primates

Species Medical importancea HLC MBT HENET MENET Total
Aedes albopictus CHKV [49], DENV [50], JE [51] 39 18 3 0 60
Ae. vexans JE [42] 119 25 0 0 144
Armigeres species   1 0 0 0 1
Ar. jugraensis   0 2 0 0 2
Ar. malayi   0 1 0 0 1
Ar. moultoni   0 2 0 0 2
Ar. subabaltus JE [52] 1 3 0 0 4
Ar. kesseli   2 0 0 0 2
Coquillettidia crassipes Filariasis [53] 7 9 1 0 17
Cq. ochracea   3 0 0 0 3
Culex species   48 0 1 0 49
Cx. bitaeniorhycus JE [42, 51] 0 1 0 0 1
Cx. fuscocephala JE [43], GETV [44] 7 1 0 0 8
Cx. gelidus JE [43], GETV [44] 39 102 0 1 142
Cx. malayi   0 1 0 0 1
Cx. mimules   0 1 0 0 1
Cx. perplexus   3 2 0 0 5
Cx. pseudovishnui JE [42] 23 27 0 0 50
Cx. quinquefasciatus JE [43], Filariasis [54] 6 21 0 0 27
Cx. sitiens JE [51] 96 13 0 0 109
Cx. tritaeniorhycus JE [43] 35 24 1 0 60
Cx. vishnui JE [42, 51] 135 63 1 1 200
Cx. whitei   3 0 0 0 3
Cx. whitmorei JE [44] 2 3 0 0 5
Mansonia species   5 0 0 0 5
M. annulata Filariasis [55] 2 0 0 0 2
M. annulifera Filariasis [55] 5 0 0 0 5
M. dives Filariasis [56, 57] 33 2 0 0 35
M. indiana Filariasis [55] 6 0 0 0 6
M. uniformis Filariasis [55] 59 3 0 0 62
Unidentified culicine   62 45 3400 576 4083
Total   741 369 3407 578 5095
  1. Abbreviations: HLC human landing catch, MBT monkey-baited trap, HENET human-baited electrocuting net, MENET monkey-baited electrocuting net
  2. aReference number