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Table 3 Sand fly species, number of specimens caught and new species records in the countries of study area

From: Sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in eight Balkan countries: historical review and region-wide entomological survey

Species Bulgaria North Macedonia Serbia Kosovo Bosnia and Herzegovina Montenegro Croatia Slovenia Total %b
Phlebotomus (Larroussius) neglectus Tonnoir, 1921 201a 517 113 222 2241a 181 1365 426 5266 62.03
Phlebotomus (Larroussius) perfiliewi Parrot, 1939 (s.l.) 132a 1441 9 2 0 0 0 0 1584 18.66
Phlebotomus (Larroussius) tobbi Adler, Theodor & Lourie, 1930 246 254 22 29 222 45 166 0 984 11.59
Phlebotomus (Phlebotomus) papatasi (Scopoli, 1786) 73 24 25 3 11 0 3 3 142 1.67
Phlebotomus (Larroussius) perniciosus Newstead, 1911 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 77 100 1.18
Phlebotomus (Adlerius) simici Nitzulescu, 1931 0 22 8 14 13 5a 0 0 62 0.73
Phlebotomus (Transphlebotomus) mascittii Grassi, 1908 0 0 5 4a 3a 0 0 24 36 0.42
Phlebotomus (Adlerius) balcanicus Theodor, 1958 0 4 12 14 0 2a 0 0 32 0.38
Phlebotomus (Paraphlebotomus) sergenti Parrot, 1917 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 14 0.16
Phlebotomus (Larroussius) kandelakii Schurenkova, 1929 12a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0.14
Phlebotomus (Paraphlebotomus) alexandri Sinton, 1928 1a 2a 1 3a 0 0 0 0 7 0.08
Paraphlebotomus sp. 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.02
Sergentomyia (Sergentomyia) minuta (Rondani, 1843) 4 28 1 1a 6 13 182 0 235 2.77
Sergentomyia (Sergentomyia) dentata Sinton, 1933 3a 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0.16
Total 679 2309 199 292 2496 246 1739 530 8490  
No. of species 9 11 10 9 6 5 5 4 14  
Densityc 2.76 10.04 0.72 2.47 19.80 4.82 18.3 11.04 7.14  
  1. aThe first record(s) in the country
  2. bnx/N*100, nx: number of individuals belonging to species x, N: total number of sampled individuals
  3. cD, number of specimens/number of trap-nights