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Table 1 Bacterial OTU richness and diversity (mean ± SE) in midgut and egg samples of Cx. restuans and Cx. pipiens

From: Culex pipiens and Culex restuans egg rafts harbor diverse bacterial communities compared to their midgut tissues

Sample type n1 n2 Observed Chao1 Shannon OTUobs/OTUpred
Culex pipiens midgut 66 59 17.5 ± 1 20.7 ± 1 1.1 ± 0.1 0.86 ± 0.02
Culex pipiens eggs 66 39 48.6 ± 2 56.9 ± 2 2.9 ± 0.1 0.86 ± 0.01
Culex restuans midgut 28 27 15.5 ± 2 19.1 ± 2 0.8 ± 0.2 0.88 ± 0.02
Culex restuans eggs 28 19 44.3 ± 3 50.9 ± 3 2.7 ± 0.1 0.87 ± 0.3
  1. n1, sample size used in sequencing, n2, sample size retained after quality checks of the sequenced samples and used in the analysis