Ecological Archives M075-022-A1

Robert E. Ricklefs, Bethany L. Swanson, Sylvia M. Fallon, Alejandro Martínez-Abraín, Alexander Scheuerlein, Julia Gray, and Steven C. Latta. 2005. Community relationships of avian malaria parasites in southern Missouri. Ecological Monographs 75:543–559.

Appendix A. Sample sizes of host species in each year of the study arranged in descending order of frequency in the sample.

Common name

Scientific name

Code

1999

2000

2001

2002

Total

Red-eyed Vireo

Vireo olivaceus

VOL

17

14

46

40

117

White-eyed Vireo

Vireo griseus

VGR

24

10

25

32

91

Yellow-breasted Chat

Icteria virens

IVI

36

14

21

12

83

Hooded Warbler

Wilsonia citrina

WCI

12

15

18

14

59

Black-and-White Warbler

Mniotilta varia

MVA

22

7

12

9

50

Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea

PCY

20

7

8

13

48

Worm-eating Warbler

Helmitheros vermivorus

HVE

8

5

12

13

38

Northern Parula

Parula americana

PAM

8

9

9

9

35

Kentucky Warbler

Oporornis formosus

OFO

3

3

5

12

23

Ovenbird

Seiurus aurocapillus

SAU

 

3

10

7

20

Blue-winged Warbler

Vermivora pinus

VPI

4

4

1

11

20

Prairie Warbler

Dendroica discolor

DDI

5

10

3

1

19

Acadian Flycatcher

Empidonax virescens

EVI

3

3

4

6

16

American Redstart

Setophaga ruticilla

SRU

 

3

10

3

16

Prothonotary Warbler

Protonotaria citrea

PCE

7

 

6

1

14

Carolina Wren

Thryothorus ludovicianus

TLU

11

1

 

2

14

Northern Cardinal

Cardinalis cardinalis

CCA

1

5

3

4

13

Downy Woodpecker

Picoides pubescens

PPU

2

1

4

2

9

Yellow-throated Warbler

Dendroica dominica

DDO

6

 

2

 

8

Tufted Titmouse

Baeolophus bicolor

BBI

4

 

2

1

7

Scarlet Tanager

Piranga olivacea

POL

2

4

 

1

7

American Goldfinch

Carduelis tristis

CTR

2

4

   

6

Eastern Towhee

Pipilo erythrophthalmus

PER

5

1

   

6

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Polioptila caerulea

PCA

2

1

1

1

5

Summer Tanager

Piranga rubra

PRU

1

2

 

1

4

Yellow-throated Vireo

Vireo flavifrons

VFL

   

2

2

4

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Contopus virens

CVI

 

1

2

 

3

Magnolia Warbler

Dendroica magnolia

DMA

 

3

   

3

Wood Thrush

Hylocichla mustelina

HMU

1

 

2

 

3

Tennessee Warbler

Vermivora peregrina

VPE

 

3

   

3

Yellow Warbler

Dendroica petechia

DPE

 

2

   

2

Singletons

11 species (see Note)

 

5

4

0

2

11

   

Total

211

139

208

199

757

   Note: Additional species captured only once: Swainson’s Thrush Catharus ustulatus CUS (2000), Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea DCE (1999), Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens DVI (2000), Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas GTR (1999), Orchard Oriole Icterus spurious ISP (1999), Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater MAT (1999), Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum TRU (2002), Bell’s Vireo Vireo bellii  (2002), Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus VGI (1999), Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis WCA (2000), Wilson’s Warbler Wilsonia pusilla WPU (2000).



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