Skip to main content

Table 2 Bacteria isolated from tsetse fly midguts using culture dependent techniques

From: Analysis of the gut-specific microbiome from field-captured tsetse flies, and its potential relevance to host trypanosome vector competence

Geographic origin Glossina spp. fly# bacterial taxa identified
Shimba Hills, Kenya G. pallidipes 1 Staphylococcus spp.
2 Xylella spp., Staphylococcus spp.
3 Staphylococcus spp.
4 Agrococcus spp., Arthrobacter spp.
5 Bacillus spp.
6 Staphylococcus spp., Bacillus spp.
7 Staphylococcus spp.
8 Staphylococcus spp.
9 Enterobacter spp., Bacillus spp.
10 Exiguobacterium spp., Bacilus spp.
11 Exiguobacterium spp., Bacilus spp.
G. brevipalpis 1 Bacillus spp.
2 Bacillus spp.
3 Bacillus spp.
Trans Mara, Kenya G. fuscipleuris 1 Staphylococcus spp., Bacillus spp.
2 Kocuria spp., Microbacterium spp.
3 Exiguobacterium spp., Sinomonas spp.
Lake Victoria, Western Kenya G. fuscipes 1 Bacillus spp., Oceanimonas spp., Microbacterium spp., Staphylococcus spp.
2 Arthrobacter spp., Aeromonas spp., Providencia spp., Bacillus spp.
3 Pantoea spp.