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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sites selected for microclimatic monitoring in Switzerland

From: Investigation of temperature conditions in Swiss urban and suburban microhabitats for the overwintering suitability of diapausing Aedes albopictus eggs

Location Study site Positiona No. of breeding sites Habitat type Mean January temperature ± SD (°C)b
Bellinzona BEL 46.198240N, 9.018700E 3 Suburban 2.14 ± 1.59
Cadenazzo CAD 46.148033N, 8.951583E 3 Suburban 0.34 ± 2.21
Chiasso CHI 45.834400N, 9.017517E 2 Urban -0.27 ± 2.06
Monteggio MON 45.990067N, 8.819633E 3 Suburban -2.06 ± 2.28
Porza POR 46.028067N, 8.951117E 2 Suburban -0.47 ± 2.18
Sant’Antonino SAN 46.154700N, 8.977533E 3 Suburban 0.52 ± 2.43
Sementina SEM 46.181517N, 8.996383E 3 Suburban 2.02 ± 1.92
Stabio STA1 45.852940N, 8.938820E 3 Suburban -0.09 ± 1.82
  STA2 45.851767N, 8.936550E 3 Suburban -0.29 ± 1.78
  STA3 45.851817N, 8.939567E 3 Suburban -0.02 ± 1.73
Basel BAS 47.561170N, 7.571110E 10 Urban -0.26 ± 2.67
Geneva GEN1 46.196800N, 6.135278E 2 Urban 1.75 ± 2.00
  GEN2 46.196667N, 6.135000E 2 Urban 3.39 ± 1.74
  GEN3 46.254444N, 6.198056E 2 Suburban 6.60 ± 0.80
  GEN4 46.189167N, 6.145833E 2 Urban 0.61 ± 2.22
  GEN5 46.182293N, 6.115763E 2 Suburban 0.51 ± 1.85
Zurich ZUR1 47.392130N, 8.506740E 1 Urban -1.56 ± 2.99
  ZUR2 47.391870N, 8.509120E 2 Urban -1.73 ± 2.88
  ZUR3 47.394070N, 8.511830E 2 Urban -1.29 ± 2.96
  ZUR4 47.415260N, 8.459130E 2 Suburban -1.64 ± 3.30
Cadenazzo WS 46.16050N, 8.93260E Suburban 0.84 ± 1.82
Chiasso WS 45.83333N, 9.01666E Urban -0.38 ± 2.20
Stabio WS 45.84338N, 8.93217E Suburban -0.75 ± 2.34
Basel WS 47.54104N, 7.58356E Suburban -1.68 ± 3.42
Geneva WS 46.24752N, 6.12775E Suburban -1.15 ± 2.40
Zurich WS 47.38333N, 8.53333E Urban -1.43 ± 3.41
  1. aPosition refers to the GPS coordinates of the external control or the weather station
  2. bBased on temperature data of external controls and weather stations recorded in January 2017
  3. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, WS weather station