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Research Article

Do Different LED Colours Influence Sand Fly Collection by Light Trap in the Mediterranean?

Table 2

Number and percentages of phlebotomine sand fly species captured by each trap model in the study.

TrapsSpeciesStudy period
May
n/total (%)
June
n/total (%)
July
n/total (%)
August
n/total (%)
September
n/total (%)

blue LEDPhlebotomus perniciosus1/5 (20)20/30 (66.7)3/11 (27.3)9/18 (50)4/6 (66.7)
Sergentomyia minuta4/5 (80)10/30 (33.3)8/11 (72.7)9/18 (50)2/6 (33.3)
Phlebotomus neglectus0/5 (0)0/30 (0)0/11 (0)0/18 (0)0/6 (0)

UV LEDPhlebotomus perniciosus10/11 (90.9)104/116 (89.7)8/9 (97.1)14/18 (77.8)6/10 (60)
Sergentomyia minuta1/11 (9.1)12/116 (10.3)1/9 (2.9)4/18 (22.2)4/10 (40)
Phlebotomus neglectus0/11 (0)0/116 (0)0/9 (0)0/18 (0)0/10 (0)

white LED Phlebotomus perniciosus2/2 (100)9/15 (60)0/4 (0)9/12 (75)1/1 (100)
Sergentomyia minuta0/2 (0)5/15 (33.3)4/4 (100)3/12 (25)0/1 (0)
Phlebotomus neglectus0/2 (0)1/15 (6.7)0/4 (0)0/12 (0)0/1 (0)

green LEDPhlebotomus perniciosus1/3 (33.3)2/4 (50)3/10 (30)0/5 (0)4/5 (80)
Sergentomyia minuta2/3 (66.7)2/4 (50)7/10 (70)5/5 (100)0/5 (0)
Phlebotomus neglectus0/3 (0)0/4 (0)0/10 (0)0/5 (0)1/5 (20)

red LEDPhlebotomus perniciosus1/2 (50)10/14 (71.4)0/6 (0)0/5 (0)2/5 (40)
Sergentomyia minuta1/2 (50)4/14 (28.6)6/6 (100)5/5 (100)2/5 (40)
Phlebotomus neglectus0/2 (0)0/14 (0)0/6 (0)0/5 (0)1/5 (20)

CLTPhlebotomus perniciosus5/5 (100)33/34 (97.1)5/9 (55.6)15/18 (83.3)17/18 (97.1)
Sergentomyia minuta0/5 (0)1/34 (2.9)4/9 (44.4)3/18 (16.7)1/18 (2.9)
Phlebotomus neglectus0/5 (0)0/34 (0)0/9 (0)0/18 (0)0/18 (0)

Legend: blue LED, UV LED, white LED, green LED, red LED= Laika traps equipped with blue, UV, white, green and red LEDs respectively; CLT = Classical light trap equipped with incandescent lamp.