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Table 2 The relative feeding preference of Anopheles mosquitoes by considering human and cattle abundance from Chano village in southwest Ethiopia

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

Species % HB % HP aFR % BB % BP bFR
An. arabiensis 44 75 0.59 70 25 2.8
An. marshalli 37 75 0.49 74 25 2.9
An. garnhami 37 75 0.49 65 25 2.6
An. funestus 19 75 0.25 38 25 1.5
An. pharoensis 43 75 0.57 29 25 1.2
An. tenebrosus 20 75 0.27 20 25 0.8
  1. % HB percent human blood meals, % HP percent human in populations, % BB percent bovine blood meals, % BP percent bovine, a FR forage ratios of human (% HB divided by % HP), b FR, forage ratios of cattle (% BB divided by % BP)