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Table 1 Sand fly females by speciesand locality fed on hamsters both infected and uninfected by Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis and numbers of experiments

From: Host-biting rate and susceptibility of some suspected vectors to Leishmania braziliensis

  Exposed hamster’s condition Uninfected Infected, with only ulcerated legs exposed
Species Localities Numbers of females exposed Numbers of females engorged Median proportions of engorged females Numbers of experiments Numbers of females exposed Numbers of females engorged Median proportions of engorged females Numbers of experiments
Ex. firmatoi Mogi Guacu 141 63 0.42 4 21 4 0.19 1
Mg. migonei Embu das Artes 28 6 0 5 12 4 0.20 5
  Lab (M.Guaçu) 8 7 0.88 1
Iporanga 21 8 0.38 2
Mogi Guaçu 99 65 0.60 4 32 7 0.22 1
Ny. intermedia Iporanga 852 311 0.32 6
Ny. neivai Iporanga 99 45 0.25 7
Ny. whitmani Mogi Guaçu 1164 384 0.33 3 93 22 0.31 1
Pi. fischeri Cotia 269 128 0.59 9
  Embu das Artes 449 202 0.46 14 347 151 0.22 5
Cantareira 408 310 0.77 2 203 93 0.46 2
Iporanga 132 61 0.32 4
Ps. ayrozai Cantareira 19 0 0.00 4 232 5 0.02 1
  1. …no experiment undertaken; Lab (M. Guaçu) = F1 obtained in laboratory from females captured in Mogi Guaçu municipality.