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Table 2 Identifications of mosquito species ordered by decreasing rightness of identification of adult specimens. Only species where six or more adults were correctly identified were retained for analysis

From: Identification of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae): an external quality assessment of medical entomology laboratories in the MediLabSecure Network

  Percentage of correct species identification (adults) Percentage of correct species identification (larvae)
Aedes albopictus 95 (n = 19) – (n = 0)
Culiseta longiareolata 71 (n = 17) 74 (n = 19)
Aedes vittatus 68 (n = 19) 37 (n = 19)
Orthopodomyia pulcripalpis 63 (n = 19) 84 (n = 19)
Aedes vexans 60 (n = 15) – (n = 0)
Culex hortensis 55 (n = 11) – (n = 0)
Anopheles maculipennis (s.l.) 50 (n = 6) – (n = 0)
Culex pipiens (s.l.) 50 (n = 18) – (n = 0)
Aedes detritus (s.l.) – (n = 0) 47 (n = 19)