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Table 2 Abdominal status of nocturnally active female P. orientalis determined during January-June 2013

From: Nocturnal periodicity of Phlebotomus (Larroussius) orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Northern Ethiopia

  Abdominal status  
Hours of Activity Unfed Freshly blood-fed Semi-gravid Gravid Total
18:00–19:00 1 0 0 0 1
19:00–20:00 7 1 0 0 8
20:00–21:00 29 4 1 1 35
21:00–22:00 61 27 2 12 102
22:00–23:00 157 38 1 6 202
23:00–24:00 177 45 0 5 227
24:00–1:00 265 50 1 4 320
1:00–2:00 205 46 0 2 253
2:00–3:00 264 32 3 4 303
3:00–4:00 220 26 5 1 252
4:00–5:00 172 27 0 10 209
5:00–6:00 71 9 1 1 82
6:00–7:00 1 0 0 0 1
Total 1,630 (81.70%) 305 (15.29%) 14 (0.70%) 46 (2.31%) 1,995