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Table 1 Total number and species of mosquitoes collected using dog- and human- bait traps and number and proportion (%) of fed (dog) or landed (man) mosquitoes

From: Risk of canine and human exposure to Dirofilaria immitis infected mosquitoes in endemic areas of Italy

  Dog (n = 3) Man (n = 6)a
  Total n. mosquitoes Fed % Total n. mosquitoes Landed %
Culex pipiens 329 231 70.2* 688 178 25.9*
Ochlerotatus caspius 20 18 90.0 115 92 80.0
Coquillettidia richiardii 0 0 - 4 4 100.0
Culex modestus 1 1 100.0 4 4 100.0
Aedes vexans 0 0 - 4 3 75.0
total 350 254 72.6* 815 281 34.5*
  1. a Two persons per trap.
  2. Statistically significant differences are marked (*) (p < 0.01).