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Table 6 Adult feeding and resting behaviour.

From: The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in the Americas: occurrence data, distribution maps and bionomic précis

Species Source 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. albimanus Summary 2 2 9 2   7 9 0    1 3
An. albimanus TAG        
An. albitarsis Summary 2 2 4 3   7 3     2  
An. albitarsis TAG      
An. aquasalis Summary 1 1 2 2 1 2 1   1   1  
An. aquasalis TAG        
An. darlingi Summary 12   9 6   15 23 3 1   2  
An. darlingi TAG      
An. freeborni Summary 1 1           
An. freeborni TAG      
An. marajoara Summary 2 2 3    4 1   1   2  
An. marajoara TAG        
An. nuneztovari Summary 2 4 5 1   3 1   1   2  
An. nuneztovari TAG      
An. pseudopunctipennis Summary 3 2 3     1    1 1 2
An. pseudopunctipennis TAG       
An. quadrimaculatus Summary   3 2    1   1 2   2  
An. quadrimaculatus TAG      
  1. TAG: Rubio-Palis & Manguin (unpub. obs., 2009, 2010), = typical, = examples exist. Numbers indicate the number of studies that found adults under each listed circumstance. Anopheles albitarsis refers to the An. albitarsis complex, which includes An. albitarsis, An. albitarsis sp. B, sp. E and An. deaneorum. Anopheles marajoara is listed separately.