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Table 3 . Details of S. tundra larvae obtained from five Aedes mosquitoes.

From: Vectors and transmission dynamics for Setaria tundra (Filarioidea; Onchocercidae), a parasite of reindeer in Finland

Species Days after blood meal Larvae (n) Mean length, (SD), range Mean width, SD, range Development site (n)
Aedes sp. 1 2 broken 38.25 μm 36–40.5 thorax
Aedes sp. 2–3 15 1634 μm, (132), 1375–1870 32.7 μm (2.5), 31.5–40.5 thorax (13) proboscis (1) abdomen (1)
Aedes sp. 2–3 70 807 μm, (271), 418–1210 37.6, (2.2), 36–40.5 thorax (69) abdomen (1)
Aedes sp. 4–6 4 Broken 45 μm thorax
Aedes sp. 7–8 20 1115 μm, (277.8), 855–1500 50.6 μm, (5.5), 45–59.4 thorax
  1. The larvae were excluded from the development measurements because they were considered older, originating from previous blood meals.