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Table 2 Comparison of historical sand fly collections in the Republic of Moldova (1957–1967) and recent collections (2015–2017)

From: Phlebotomine sand fly survey in the Republic of Moldova: species composition, distribution and host preferences

Locality Specimens collected manually (1957–1967) Average no. of specimens per building (1957–1967) Specimens collected manually (2015–2017) Average no. of specimens per building (2015–2017)
Etulia 43 2.4   
Chismichioi 196 5.7   
Alexandru Ioan Cuza (Suvorovo, old name) 38 1.6   
Giurgiulesti 16 1.3 17a 5.6a
Cislita-Prut 18 1.2   
Valeni 8 0.7   
Slobozia Mare 108 4.2 49 16.3
Colibasi Low numbersb Low numbersb 32 16
Cahul city Low numbersb Low numbersb 23c 7.7c
Cairaclia 26 1.1   
Not specified Low numbersb Low numbers 243d 8.1d
Total 453   292  
  1. a2019
  2. b1947
  3. c2016 in Rosu (neighboring village to Cahul city)
  4. d2015–2017 in Ceadir-Lunga city