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Table 1 Sources of presence data for the aquatic hemipteran families modelled, and the number of recorded locations in which traces of M. ulcerans DNA were detected on insects collected

From: Modelling the spatial distribution of aquatic insects (Order Hemiptera) potentially involved in the transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans in Africa

Family Source No. of presences Detected M. ulcerans Reference
na No Yes
Naucoridae GBIF 189 189    [74,75,76,77,78,79,80]
Literature 250 245 2 3
Belostomatidae GBIF 190 190    [7, 22, 74, 77, 79, 80]
Literature 43 37 1 5
Notonectidae GBIF 204 204    [7, 74, 77,78,79, 81]
Literature 265 262 2 1
Nepidae GBIF 144 144    [74, 77,78,79,80]
Literature 90 88 1 1
Gerridaea GBIF 138 138    [74, 79, 80]
Literature 96 96   
Corixidaea GBIF 294 294    [7, 74, 77,78,79]
Literature 314 312   2
  1. Abbreviation: na not available or not investigated
  2. aNo biting species within the family