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Table 17 Adult feeding and resting behaviour of the European and Middle Eastern DVS.

From: The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in Africa, Europe and the Middle East: occurrence data, distribution maps and bionomic précis

Species Feeding habit Biting habit Biting time Pre-feeding resting habit Post-feeding resting habit
  Anthro-pophilic Zoo-philic Exo-phagic Endo-phagic Day Dusk Night Dawn Exo-philic Endo-philic Exo-philic Endo-philic
An. atroparvus 1 5        5   5  
An. labranchiae 2 3 1 1   1 1   6 2 6 2
An. messeae 1 2        1 1 1 1
An. sacharovi 2 3         4   6
An. sergentii 1 6          1 3
An. superpictus          1 3 1 3
  1. No TAG summary was available for these species. Numbers indicate the number of studies that found adults under each listed circumstance.