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Table 4 Number (n) and relative abundance (%) of the sand fly species collected in relation to altitude

From: Phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in the Greek Aegean Islands: ecological approaches

Species Altitudinal range (masl)
0–100 101–200 201–300 301–400 401–500 501–600 > 600 Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n
P. simici 142 22.1 140 21.8 104 16.2 211 32.9 14 2.2 31 4.8 0 0 642
P. neglectus 506 40.0 371 29.4 158 12.5 170 13.4 6 0.5 53 4.2 0 0 1264
P. perfiliewi 7 17.9 31 79.5 1 2.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39
P. tobbi 49 31.4 46 29.5 30 19.2 26 16.7 3 1.9 2 1.3 0 0 156
P. alexandri 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
P. similis 26 24.1 24 22.2 42 38.9 14 13.0 0 0 2 1.9 0 0 108
P. papatasi 6 50.0 6 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
S. dentata 26 11.6 185 82.2 11 4.9 2 0.9 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 225
S. minuta 152 29.8 106 20.8 120 23.5 51 10.0 11 2.2 70 5.9 0 0 510
Total 915 30.9 909 31.0 466 16.0 474 16.0 35 1.2 158 5.3 0 0 2957
  1. Notes: 61.6% sand flies were captured between 0-200 masl; 77.4% between 0–300 masl and 93.4% between 0–400 masl.