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Table 2 Infestation index by nest types found random searches in quadrats sampled in 10 rural communities located in Loja Province, Ecuador

From: Ecological factors related to the widespread distribution of sylvatic Rhodnius ecuadoriensis populations in southern Ecuador

  Type nest
Community Squirrel Mouse/rat Bird
  No. examined No. infested Infestation index
(%)
No. examined No. infested Infestation index
(%)
No. examined No. infested Infestation index
(%)
Amarillos 12 - - 7 - - 4 - -
Bramaderos 11 6 54.5 4 2 50 3 - -
Coamine - - - 4 - - 18 - -
El Guineo 5 2 40 5 - - 5 - -
Galápagos 4 - - 8 3 37.5 11 - -
Jacapo Q 6 - - 15 1 6.7 8 - -
La Ciénega 17 4 23.5 2 - - 22 - -
La Extensa - - - 4 - - 13 1 7.7
Naranjo Dulce 16 3 18.8 16 1 6.2 19 1 5.3
San Jacinto - - - 7 - - 44 - -
Total 71 15 21.1 74 7 9.4 148 2 1.4