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Table 1 Phlebotomines distribution according to species, sex and the ecotopes where the traps were installed in Bonito municipality, Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil, from October 2005 to July 2006

From: Natural infection of phlebotomines (Diptera: Psychodidae) by Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis in an area of ecotourism in Central-Western Brazil

Trap T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 T8 T9 Subtotal Total
Species Sex M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F MF %
Bi. flaviscutellata 15 27 1 6 11 6 54 60 3.0
Br. avellari 8 10 4 3 12 13 25 1.3
Br. brumpti 13 21 3 9 1 2 1 1 18 33 51 2.6
Ev. corumbaensis 6 2 8 8 0.4
Ev. sallesi 11 2 7 3 3 4 2 2 1 8 27 35 1.8
Lu. longipalpis 6 3 6 1 107 28 472 92 69 8 10 2 732 146 46 12 3 5 1451 297 1748 88.4
Mi. quinquefer 1 1 1 1 2 0.1
Ny. whitmani 4 12 2 3 1 4 6 10 22 32 1.6
Pa. aragaoi 4 1 1 4 2 6 0.3
Pa. campograndensis 1 1 1 0.05
Pa. punctigeniculata 1 1 2 2 0.1
Pa. bigeniculata 1 2 3 5 1 6 0.3
Pi. christenseni 1 1 0.05
Total 35 83 19 54 108 32 476 97 69 8 10 2 747 167 47 13 4 6 1515 462 1977 100
  1. M: Male; F: Female. T1 and T2 - inside and on the edge of a relatively well preserved fragment of deciduous forest, in Vila Machado district, on the west side of Bonito, between two hotels. T3 - on a smallholding, in Vila América district, close to a pigpen. T4 - in a peridomicile in Vila América district, close to a hen house. T5 and T6 - in a peridomicile, close to a hen house, and in a house in the central district. T7 and T8 - in a peridomicile of a smallholding, near a pigpen and an animal shelter, and in a domicile in Vila Alvorada district, in the north of Bonito, close to the central district. T9 - in vestigial hillside savannah in Vila Donária district, in the south-west of Bonito, close to some hotels and to the central district. Bi.: Bichromomyia; Br.: Brumptomyia; Ev.: Evandromyia; Lu.: Lutzomyia; Mi.: Micropygomyia; Ny.: Nyssomyia; Pa.: Psathyromyia and Pi.: Pintomyia