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Table 1 Variation in blood meal origins of Anopheles mosquitoes from different collection sites in Chano village in southwest Ethiopia

From: Zoophagic behaviour of anopheline mosquitoes in southwest Ethiopia: opportunity for malaria vector control

    Blood meal origins
Collection methods Species No. analysed Human (%) Bovine (%) Mixed (%) Unknown (%)
CDC light traps An. arabiensis 988 94 (9.5) 70 (7.1) 644 (65.2) 180 (18.2)
An. marshalli 164 45 (27.4) 6 (3.7) 103 (62.8) 10 (6.1)
An. garnhami 7 4 (57) 0 (0.0) 2 (29) 1 (14)
An. pharoensis 7 1 (14) 0 (0.0) 2 (29) 4 (57)
An. tenebrosus 4 1 (25) 1 (25) 0 (0.0) 2 (50)
An. funestus group 1 0 (0.0) 1 (100) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
PSC An. arabiensis 352 59 (16.8) 154 (43.8) 74 (21) 65 (18.4)
An. marshalli 56 9 (16.1) 23 (41.1) 18 (32.1) 6 (10.7)
An. garnhami 7 3 (42.9) 2 (28.6) 2 (28.6) 0 (0.0)
An. funestus group 1 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100)
Pit shelters An. arabiensis 894 27 (3.0) 521 (58.3) 89 (10) 257 (28.7)
An. marshalli 436 14 (3.2) 279 (64) 54 (12.4) 89 (20.4)
An. garnhami 35 2 (5.7) 21 (60) 5 (14.3) 7 (20)
An. funestus group 14 0 (0.0) 5 (35.7) 3 (21.4) 6 (42.9)
An. tenebrosus 1 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100)
Total   2967 259 (8.7) 1089 (36.7) 996 (33.6) 629 (21)
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