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Table 1 Mosquitoes used for MALDI-TOF MS analysis

From: MALDI-TOF MS: optimization for future uses in entomological surveillance and identification of mosquitoes from New Caledonia

Species No. of specimens in database No. of specimens used in blind testing Species identified via GenBank cox1 [31] sequence similarity (%) ITS2 [32] sequence similarity (%)
An. bancroftii 3 7 An. bancroftii na 100
Ae. scutellaris 5 10 Ae. scutellaris > 99 na
Ae. aegypti 10 30 Ae. aegypti > 99 na
Ae. notoscriptus 5 19 Ae. notoscriptus > 96 na
Ae. vigilax 5 20 Ae. vigilax > 99 na
Ae. vexans 5 20 Ae. vexans > 99 na
Cx. quinquefasciatus 9 30 Cx. quinquefasciatus > 98 na
Cx. iyengari 5 18 na na na
Cx. sitiens 5 20 Cx. sitiens > 99 na
Cx. annulirostris 10 30 Cx. annulirostris > 97 na
T. melanesiensis 5 20 na na na
Total 67 224
  1. Abbreviation: na, not available