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Table 1 Species composition of mosquitoes relevant for arbovirus surveillance in Ticino in 2016

From: Evaluation of honey-baited FTA cards in combination with different mosquito traps in an area of low arbovirus prevalence

Species Total no. of females (%) Total no. of females per mosquito trap (%)
BG-Sentinel 2 BG-GAT with FTA card BG-GAT with canola oil Box gravid trap
Ae. albopictus 467 (46.3) 36 (50.7) 62 (83.8) 68 (87.2) 301 (38.3)
Ae. geniculatus 1 (0.1) 0 0 0 1 (0.1)
Ae. japonicus 25 (2.5) 0 2 (2.7) 3 (3.8) 20 (2.6)
Ae. koreicus 14 (1.4) 0 0 0 14 (1.8)
Cx. hortensis 23 (2.3) 0 0 0 23 (2.9)
Cx. pipiens/Cx. torrentium 477 (47.3) 35 (49.3) 10 (13.5) 6 (7.7) 426 (54.3)
Unidentified 1 (0.1) 0 0 1 (1.3) 0
Total 1008 71 74 78 785
  1. Notes: Absolute numbers (and percentages) of females captured in the entire study and with each trap type