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Table 4 Number of male and age-graded female Culicoides caught in each trap

From: Culicoides species composition and molecular identification of host blood meals at two zoos in the UK

ZooTrap siteTrap catchesFemalesMalesTotal (% catch)
UnpigmentedPigmentedGravidBlood-fed
LondonAA14523441116457423554 (61.6)
B142301891116156 (2.7)
MN1248326403116 (2.0)
MN2351352383740201829 (31.7)
MS11658222108109 (1.9)
Total 162386715652358895764
WhipsnadeBG124882069344224 (3.8)
HUL12529411029517455 (7.7)
PR119384276151101861007 (17.1)
EL1252620965134431603922 (66.7)
RO125913667275271 (4.6)
Total 11834771407450634825879
Total from both zoos280734429726857157111,643
  1. Notes: Females were classified as unpigmented, pigmented, gravid or blood-fed according to their abdomen. A further five Culicoides were damaged and could not be identified or age-graded