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Table 11 Adult feeding and resting behaviour.

From: The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in the Asia-Pacific region: occurrence data, distribution maps and bionomic précis

   Feeding habit Biting habit Biting time Pre-feeding
resting habit
Post-feeding
resting habit
Species Source Anthro-
pophilic
Zoo-
philic
Exo-
phagic
Endo-
phagic
Day Dusk Night Dawn Exo-
philic
Endo-
philic
Exo-
philic
Endo-
philic
An. aconitus Summary 1 3 4 3 - 2 5 - - 1 1 2
An. aconitus TAG    
An. annularis Summary - 8 4 1 - 3 5 - 1 3 1 5
An. annularis TAG    
An. balabacensis Summary 4 - 3 2 - 1 4 - - 1 - 2
An. balabacensis TAG      
An. barbirostris* Summary - 3 2 1 - 5 3 - 2 1 3 2
An. barbirostris* TAG    
An. culicifacies* Summary - 9 2 2 - 3 11 - 1 4 1 5
An. culicifacies* TAG    
An. dirus* Summary 12 1 10 7 - - 17 - 2 1 2 -
An. dirus* TAG          
An. farauti* Summary 5 - 3 - - 5 10 1 1 - 1 -
An. farauti* TAG  
An. flavirostris Summary 2 4 6 3 - - 4 - - 1 1 1
An. flavirostris TAG       
An. fluviatilis* Summary 5 6 3 4 - 2 5 1 3 5 5 7
An. fluviatilis* TAG       
An. koliensis Summary 3 - 4 6 - 1 6 1 - - - -
An. koliensis TAG
  1. TAG: = typical, = examples exist.
  2. Numbers indicate the number of studies that found adults under each listed circumstance. An asteriosk (*) denotes that a "species" is now recognised as a species complex.