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Table 1 Abundance and frequency of Culicoides species captured during the nationwide survey in Senegal

From: Spatial distribution modelling of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) biting midges, potential vectors of African horse sickness and bluetongue viruses in Senegal

Species Total no. collecteda Mean abundance per site/per night % of catches % of females No. of positive sites (%)
C. oxystoma b 369,618 1925.04 26.9 85.46 93 (96.88)
C. enderleini b 328,339 1710.09 23.89 86.79 92 (95.83)
C. imicola b 197,573 1029.02 14.38 86.95 92 (95.83)
C. miombo b 176,917 921.44 12.87 87.80 79 (82.29)
C. trifasciellus 147,917 770.40 10.76 97.76 54 (56.25)
C. milnei 30,784 160.33 2.24 94.55 38 (39.58)
C. neavei 29,958 156.03 2.18 96.91 27 (28.13)
C. kingi 16,706 87.01 1.21 79.82 41 (42.71)
C. moreli 14,978 78.01 1.09 85.69 54 (56.25)
C. leucostictus 7277 37.90 0.53 74.71 53 (55.21)
C. nevilli 6345 33.04 0.46 49.16 33 (34.38)
C. distinctipennis 5131 26.72 0.37 70.10 25 (26.04)
C. quinquelineatus 4783 24.91 0.34 91.26 21 (21.88)
C. bolitinos b 4460 23.23 0.13 83.97 55 (57.29)
C. nivosus 1894 9.86 0.09 83.54 34 (35.42)
C. fulvithorax 1366 7.11 0.08 97.91 17 (17.71)
C. pseudopallidipennis 1198 6.24 0.04 93.29 13 (13.54)
C. translucens 614 3.19 0.03 34.56 14 (14.58)
C. accraensis 504 2.62 0.03 58.86 19 (19.79)
C. hortensis 481 2.50 0.03 96.40 6 (6.25)
C. murtalai 481 2.50 0.01 100 2 (2.08)
C. similis 260 1.35 0.01 65.21 11 (11.46)
C. pycnostictus 228 1.18 < 0.01 94.60 4 (4.17)
C. africanus 91 0.47 < 0.01 100 4 (4.17)
C. austeni 78 0.40 < 0.01 100 2 (2.08)
C. azerbajdzhanicus/C. ravus 57 0.29 < 0.01 98.25 2 (2.08)
C. punctithorax 45 0.23 < 0.01 4.48 2 (2.08)
C. ochrothorax 42 0.21 < 0.01 100 1 (1.04)
C. yankari 32 0.16 < 0.01 100 1 (1.04)
C. exspectator 26 0.13 < 0.01 100 1 (1.04)
C. vomensis 18 0.09 < 0.01 100 2 (2.08)
C. robini 1 0.005 < 0.01 100 1 (1.04)
Culicoides sp. 25,729 134.00 1.81 73.27
Total 1,373,929 7155.88 100 87.90
  1. a2 nights, 96 sites
  2. bThe five species of veterinary interest selected