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Table 1

Abundance of Culicoides species collected in UV traps at Wulong, Shizong, Yunnan Province, China between May 2020 and May 2021.

Species Subgenus Total number (proportion) Number of Ranked first a
C. actoni Smith Avaritia 47 (0.2%) 0
C. arakawae Arakawa Meijerehelea 981 (4.7%) 3
C. boophagus Macfie Avaritia 46 (0.2%) 0
C. flavescens ms Trithecoides 78 (0.4%) 0
C. guttifer de Meijere Meijerehelea 52 (0.2%) 0
C. huffi Causey Clavipalpis group 4 (0.0%) 0
C. hui Wirth & Hubert Avaritia 7 (0.0%) 0
C. imicola Kieffer Avaritia 49 (0.2%) 0
C. innoxius Sen & Das Gupta Hoffmania 209 (1.0%) 0
C. insignipennis Macfie Hoffmania 561 (2.7%) 0
C. jacobsoni Macfie Avaritia 1,046 (5.0%) 2
C. liui Wirth & Hubert Hoffmania 157 (0.7%) 0
Obsoletus group Avaritia 321 (1.5%) 1 b
C. orientalis Macfie Avaritia 864 (4.1%) 0
C. oxystoma Kieffer Remmia 1,559 (7.4%) 0
C. palpifer ms Trithecoides 1,424 (6.8%) 1
C. humeralis ms Trithecoides 152 (0.7%) 0
C. species near C. pastus Avaritia 17 (0.1%) 0
C. punctatus s.l. Culicoides 109 (0.5%) 0
C. sumatrae Macfie Hoffmania 6,214 (29.5%) 9
C. tainanus s.l. Avaritia 7,096 (33.7%) 17
Uncertain species 63 (0.3%) 0
Total 21,056 (100%)
a

Number of collections dominated by this species.

b

Equal numbers of C. obsoletus group and C. arakawae in this collection.