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Table 1 Collection dates, dispersal windows and likely dispersal dates (see text for details) for each of the Culicoides and BTV isolates

From: Long-distance aerial dispersal modelling of Culicoidesbiting midges: case studies of incursions into Australia

Species/Isolate Collection date (site) Previous collection at this site Hypothesised dispersal window Plausible dispersal dates
C. nudipalpis 22-24 Mar 2012 (Kalumburu) 22-24 Feb 2012 1-24 Mar 14-16 Mar
C. flavipunctatus 4-8 Nov 2010 (Saibai Is) 5-8 Oct 2012 14 Oct – 8 Nov 15-17 Oct
C. palpifer, C. flavipunctatus 5 May 2009 (Douglas Daly) 7-8 Apr 2009 14 April – 5 May None
C. orientalis 24-27 Mar 2009 (Boigu Is) 23-26 Feb 2009 3 - 27 Mar 3-13 Mar, 17–22 Mar
BTV-2 10 Jan 2008 (Beatrice Hill) 3 Jan 2008 1 Dec 07–8 Jan 3-4 Jan
BTV-7 15 Mar 2007 (Beatrice Hill) 8 Mar 2007 1 Dec 06–13 Mar 14-16 Jan, 3–5 Mar