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Table 3 Culicoides species captured between July 2015 and April 2016 with CDC-light traps in households from the municipalities of the Araçatuba (São Paulo, Brazil) study area summed across all arms

From: Significant reduction in abundance of peridomestic mosquitoes (Culicidae) and Culicoides midges (Ceratopogonidae) after chemical intervention in western São Paulo, Brazil

Species ♂ + ♀ %
C. leopoldoi 311 6740 7057 61.5
C. limai 314 1563 1877 16.4
C. insignis 72 1391 1463 12.8
C. venezuelensis 31 294 325 2.8
C. pusillus 29 220 249 2.2
C. cf. filarifera 29 176 205 1.8
C. lutzi 10 132 142 1.3
C. foxi 16 90 106 0.9
C. debilipalpis 1 12 13 0.1
C. paraensis 1 7 8 < 0.1
C. fernandoi 1 4 5 < 0.1
C. gavaldoni 0 2 2 < 0.1
C. peruvianus 0 1 1 < 0.1
Culicoides sp. 1b 0 1 1 < 0.1
Culicoides sp. 2 b 0 1 1 < 0.1
Damaged 1 8 9 < 0.1
Total 816 10,648 11,464  
  1. aCulicoides cf. filarifer includes a group of nearly indistinguishable species with consistent morphological features of Cu. filarifer and/or Cu. ocumarensis
  2. bInsufficient numbers of Culicoides spp. 1 and 2 impeded species determination