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Table 2 Eukaryotic parasites and viruses identified from screening mosquito samples

From: Relative contributions of various endogenous and exogenous factors to the mosquito microbiota

Taxon targeted Species identified (N positive) Percentage Positive Percentage Identity
Apicomplexa A Theileria sp. (24) 3.60 100
Apicomplexa B Plasmodium falciparum (8) 1.20 100
Apicomplexa C Theileria sp. (3) 0.45 100
Microsporidia Parathelohania anopheles (38) 5.71 92.47
Hazardia milleri (1) 0.15 97.38
Culicospora magna (6) 0.90 99.7
Microsporidium sp. 3 NR-2013 (34) 5.11 97.01
Nematoda A Acanthocheilonema viteae (12) 1.80 100
Loa loa/Dipetolenma sp. (7) 1.05 99.64
Setaria labiatopapillosa (11) 1.65 100
Auanema rhodensis (1) 0.15 98.21
Nematoda B Setaria yehi/Setaria digitate (4) 0.60 99.72
Acanthocheilonema viteae (1) 0.15 99.72
Dipetolenma sp./Filariodea sp. (3) 0.45 98.94
Flavivirus Anopheles flavivirus variant 2 (2) 0.30 99.06
Anopheles flavivirus variant 2/variant 1 (1) 0.15 88.26
Culex flavivirus (1) 0.15 99.06
  1. Table shows the parasite and viral taxon targeted by each primer, the species identified and number of mosquitoes positive for that species, the percentage of total mosquitoes positive, and the percentage match of the sequences amplified compared to that of the NCBI database