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Table 1 Bloodmeal sources for An . Merus collected indoors (PSC and Light traps placed indoors) and outdoors (light traps placed outdoors) in Garithe, Malindi District

From: The bionomics of Anopheles merus (Diptera: Culicidae) along the Kenyan coast

  % of blood meal sources
Species Collection No. Tested Human Bovine Goat/Bovine Goat Unknown
An. merus Indoors 64 12.1 24.4 15.9 4.9 20.7
  Outdoors 19 0 7.3 3.7 4.9 6.1
Total   83 12.1 (10) 31.7 (26) 19.6 (16) 9.8 (9) 26.8 (22)
An. gambiae s.s Indoors 2 0 16.6 16.6 16.7 16.7
  Outdoors 4 0 0 0 16.7 16.7
Total   6 0 (0) 16.6 (1) 16.6 (1) 33.4 (2) 33.4 (2)
An. arabiensis Indoors 2 0 25 25 0 25
  Outdoors 2 0 0 25 0 0
Total   4 0 25 (1) 50 (2) 0 (0) 25 (1)
Unknown Indoors 4 8.3 25 16.8 16.6 16.7
  Outdoors 8 0 0 0 8.3 8.3
Total   12 8.3 (1) 25 (3) 16.8 (2) 24.9 (3) 25 (3)