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Table 4 Imputed abundance of Culicoides spp. of the subgenus Avaritia and physiological states calculated from sub-samples of total collections from trial two

From: Sheep breed and shearing influences attraction and blood-feeding behaviour of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) on a UK farm

Species Physiological status Sheared Unsheared Light trap Total
C. obsoletus Unpigmented 1224 1456 383 3063
Pigmented 356 501 169 1026
Blood-fed 816 173 3 992
Gravid 24 7 47 78
Male 24 26 2 52
Total 2444 2163 604 5211
C. scoticus Unpigmented 2667 2503 114 5284
Pigmented 788 597 22 1407
Blood-fed 525 482 0 1007
Gravid 0 0 18 18
Male 4 3 0 7
Total 3984 3585 154 7723
C. dewulfi Unpigmented 146 184 27 357
Pigmented 51 35 15 101
Blood-fed 18 21 0 39
Gravid 7 13 6 26
Male 2 8 0 10
Total 224 261 48 533
C. chiopterus Unpigmented 14 14 0 28
Pigmented 312 304 0 616
Blood-fed 226 207 0 433
Gravid 1 2 0 3
Male 15 13 0 28
Total 568 540 0 1108
Total 7220 6549 806 14,575