Map of Switzerland showing the sampling regions and the distribution of the BTV-8 positive results. Grey shaded areas represent different bioregions, major lakes are in blue. Numbers refer to sampling units: 1) Jura-South, 2) Jura-North, 3) North-West, 4) North-East, 5) Centre-West, 6) Centre-East, 7) South-West, 8) South-Centre, 9) South-East. Colored dots without halo indicate the location of seropositive animals: Orange: roe deer; Dark red: red deer; Green: chamois; Yellow: ibex. Colored dots with a bright red halo correspond to PCR positive animals. Black areas are communities in which reported domestic BTV outbreaks occurred (data obtained from the Swiss Federal Veterinary Office). The framed small map of Switzerland in the right lower corner of the figure shows the sample distribution (black dots).