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Table 2 Abdominal status of female Phlebotomus species determined during dissection.

From: Further studies on the phlebotomine sandflies of the kala-azar endemic lowlands of Humera-Metema (north-west Ethiopia) with observations on their natural blood meal sources

Species No. Collected* No. fresh feds No. gravid No. unfed No. parous (%)**
  Humera Metema Humera Metema Humera Metema Humera Metema Humera Metema
P. orientalis 115 802 3 281 58 172 54 334 16 (30.2) 115 (34.4%)
P. papatasi 109 1 0 0 29 0 44 1 21 (47.7) 0
P. bergeroti 11 16 1 2 5 10 4 1 2 (50) 0
P. duboscqi 4 3 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 (25) 0
P. rodhaini 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 2
P. alexandri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. * Includes also the undissected female sandflies (15 P. orientalis from Metmea were missed out during dissection in the field)
  2. **Based on dissection of the unfed female sandflies