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Table 2 Diversity and richness (mean and 95% confidence limits) of whole-body bacterial communities of nine mosquito species from six states in the USA

From: Mosquito microbiota cluster by host sampling location

State Species n No. of OTUs Shannon index Observed OTUs Chao1
Iowa Ae. vexans 16 112 2.56 (2.14–2.98) 19.31 (14.15–24.48) 20.67 (15.10–26.23)
Iowa Cx. pipiens 5 61 3.13 (1.96–4.30) 25.00 (7.29–42.71) 27.84 (9.07–46.62)
Iowa Cx. tarsalis 3 33 2.63 (1.61–3.65) 13.67 (-8.60–35.93) 14.78 (-12.26–41.82)
Louisiana An. quadrimaculatus 6 54 2.29 (1.85–2.73) 13.00 (6.60–19.40) 13.50 (6.97–20.03)
Louisiana Cx. quinquefasciatus 2 14 1.86 (-0.14–3.86) 10.00 (-15.41–35.41) 10.50 (-8.56–29.56)
Louisiana Mn. titillans 1 16 2.17 16.00 17.00
Louisiana Ps. confinnis 6 68 2.55 (1.65–3.45) 14.67 (7.02–22.31) 16.42 (4.62–28.22)
Michigan Ae. vexans 27 121 3.32 (3.17–3.46) 36.56 (34.73–38.39) 46.54 (42.29–50.79)
Michigan Cx. pipiens 3 62 3.42 (3.13–3.71) 36.00 (27.39–44.61) 39.95 (27.70–52.20)
Minnesota Cx. pipiens 21 85 2.14 (1.77–2.51) 9.00 (6.86–11.14) 9.43 (6.85–12.01)
Missouri Cx. pipiens 15 86 2.74 (2.21–3.26) 15.27 (11.20–19.33) 16.59 (11.97–21.21)
Missouri Cx. tarsalis 1 16 3.27 16.00 16.00
Wisconsin Cs. melanura 9 39 2.03 (1.60–2.46) 8.56 (5.63–11.49) 8.59 (5.64–11.54)
Wisconsin Cx. salinarius 1 14 2.68 14.00 15.50