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Table 4 Culicoides species collected during morning and evening periods in 4 sites using the HLC technique

From: Update on the biology and ecology of Culicoides species in the South-West region of Cameroon with implications on the transmission of Mansonella perstans

Species Site Total collected in the morning Total collected in the evening Total collection (%) C/m/h (morning) C/m/h (evening)
Bokwai Ediki Mbule Nlog
Morning Evening Morning Evening Morning Evening Morning Evening
C. inornatipennis 2 27 12 4 64 0 0 0 78 31 109 (1.6) 1.6 0.6
C. fulvithorax 0 0 5 8 0 0 0 0 5 8 13 (0.2) 0.1 0.2
C. grahamii 896 3147 5 2 1420 967 9 230 2330 4346 6676 (96.5) 48.5 90.5
C. milnei 3 0 44 64 10 0 0 0 57 64 121 (1.7) 1.2 1.33
Total 901 3174 66 78 1494 967 9 230 2470 4449 6919 (100) 51.5 92.7
  1. Notes: Number of collectors: 4; Number of working hours/morning: 3; Number of working hours/evening: 3; Number of collection days: 4; Total number of working hours morning: 12; Total number of working hours evening: 12
  2. Abbreviation: C/m/h: number of Culicoides per man per hour