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Table 1 Number of farms sampled, number of collections, trap type used, frequency of trapping, sampling protocol per country and number of Culicoides specimens trapped (without applying conversion factor)

From: Spatial and temporal variation in the abundance of Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in nine European countries

National survey Details No. of farms sampled No. of collections Trap type Frequency Sampling protocol (nights) Total no. of Obsoletus ensemble Total no. of Pulicaris ensemble Total no. of C. imicola Total no. of Culicoides
Austria   1 1095 Onderstepoort Daily 1 16,338 1888 0 18,226
Denmark 1 2008–2009 343 1087 Onderstepoort 1 per month 1 193,795 174,475 0 368,270
Denmark 2 2010 winter surveillance 31 233 Onderstepoort 1–5 per month 1 297 222 0 519
Denmark 3 2012–2013 summer surveillance 4 102 Onderstepoort 1–5 per month 2 (2013); 3 (2014) 79,796 61,121 0 140,917
Total Denmark   350 1422 Onderstepoort 1–5 per month 1–3 273,888 235,818 0 509,706
France   192 10,947 Onderstepoort 1–5 per month 1 3,728,710 154,742 258,904 3,728,710
Germany 1 2007–2008 89 1244 BG-Sentinel Monthly 7 901,235 203,101 0 1,104,336
Germany 2 3 campaigns: Aug-Sep 2012, April-May 2013, June 2013 21 664 BG-Sentinel 1 per period 14 46,895 38,465 0 85,360
Total Germany   110 1908 BG-Sentinel   7 and 14 948,130 241,566 0 1,189,696
Norway   29 698 Onderstepoort 1–10 per month 1 1,274,685 77,662 0 1,352,347
Poland   19 559 Onderstepoort Weekly 1 277,546 160,751 0 438,297
Spain   168 12,724 Mini CDC 1–14 per month 1 254,331 35,799 196,324 486,454
Sweden   23 363 Onderstepoort Weekly 1 60,052 14,979 0 75,031
Switzerland   12 1713 Onderstepoort Weekly 1–2 489,789 141,091 0 630,880
Total   904 31,429     7,323,469 1,064,299 455,228 8,842,998