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Table 7 Sex ratio (F/M) of P. orientalis females and males attracted to traps baited with different animal and human hosts

From: Host choice of Phlebotomus orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in animal baited experiments: a field study in Tahtay Adiyabo district, northern Ethiopia

Bait types
Domestic animals F/M* Small wild animals F/M*
Cow 0.15 Ground squirrel 2.15
Donkey 0.8 Hare 0.9
Human 1.3 Spiny mouse 1.21
Sheep 0.23 Gerbil 2.17
Goat 0.26 Control 1.85
Dog 0.58   
Chicken 0.3   
Control 0.44   
  1. *F/M = proportion of female: male P. orientalis.