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Table 1 Potential suitability area (km2) of Mepraia spinolai for each climate scenario

From: Potential impact of climate change on the geographical distribution of two wild vectors of Chagas disease in Chile: Mepraia spinolai and Mepraia gajardoi

Public health situation Scenario Stable area Retraction area Expansion area Total potential suitable area
Higher risk 2.6 287,092 30,488 102,008 389,100
4.5 275,111 42,468 107,339 382,450
6.0 268,577 49,003 109,677 378,254
8.5 254,585 62,995 134,430 389,015
Lower risk 2.6 231,673 85,906 29,034 260,707
4.5 208,307 109,273 28,889 237,196
6.0 104,814 212,766 647 105,461
8.5 161,338 156,242 24,694 186,032