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Table 4 Recurring bacteria identified in Anopheles funestus according to preservatives and sex

From: Microbiota identified from preserved Anopheles

Bacteria Silica-preserved RNAlater®-preserved Females Males
Elizabethkingia anophelis1 x    
Enterobacter cloacae   x x  
Phyllobacterium myrsinacearum x    
Serratia oryzae2 x x x x
Staphylococcus epidermidis   x   x
  1. Recurring bacteria appeared in at least half of all replicates per group. Bacteria indistinguishable by MALDI-TOF MS include 1E. anophelis, E. meningoseptica, and E. miricola; and 2S. fonticola and S. oryzae