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Table 1 Mosquito species/complexes collected in an urban-fringe zone (sampling site S1) and a residential zone (sampling localities S2 and S3) of Bratislava, Slovakia. The most abundant species are highlighted in bold

From: Urbanization impact on mosquito community and the transmission potential of filarial infection in central Europe

Species/complex Number of mosquitoes
Urban-fringe zone (S1) Residential zone (S2 + S3) Total
Aedes cinereus/geminus 4 1 5
Aedes vexans 2661 29 2690
Aedes spp. 764 2 766
Anopheles hyrcanus 1 1
Anopheles maculipennis complex 126 10 136
Anopheles messeae 56 na 56
Anopheles daciae 61 na 61
Anopheles plumbeus 13 13
Anopheles spp. 1 1
Coquillettidia richiardii 15 33 48
Culex modestus 2 2
Culex pipiens complex 2005 534 2539
Cx. pipiens biotype pipiens 2 11 13
Cx. pipiens biotype molestus 5 5
Culex spp. 192 10 202
Culiseta annulata 1 1
Ochlerotatus caspius 3 3
Ochlerotatus sticticus 387 27 414
Ochlerotatus spp. 1 1
Total 6279 (D = 0.19) 678 (D = 0.50) 6957
  1. Abbreviations: S1, Devínske Jazero settlement; S2, Danube riverbank; S3, Dog shelter; na, molecular identification was not performed from this locality; D, Menhinick’s diversity index