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Table 2 Sand fly species composition and density (total number of collected flies per season) collected at three different phases of the year 2013 from Al-Malha Locality, North Darfur, Sudan

From: Kala-azar in Darfur: Evidence for indigenous transmission in Al-Malha Locality, North Darfur, western Sudan

Species Late winter (January-February) Summer (March-June) Early winter (October-December) Total
P. (Larroussius) orientalis 19 50 4 73
P. (Phlebotomus) duboscqi 0 2 0 2
P. (Phlebotomus) bergeroti 0 3 0 3
P. (Phlebotomus) papatasi 1 14 1 16
P. (Phlebotomus) heischi 1 0 1 2
S. (Sergentomyia) antennata 85 279 76 440
S. (Sergentomyia) schwetzi 34 140 9 183
S. (Sergentomyia) bedfordi 1 5 0 6
S. (Sintonius) clydei 16 47 70 133
S. (Sintonius) adleri 2 6 4 12
S. (Sintonius) affinis 0 8 0 8
S. (Grassomyia) squamipleuris 9 10 1 20
S. (Parrotomyia) africana 2 16 2 20
  170 (18.5%) 580 (63.2%) 168 (18.3%) 918