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Table 1 Mosquito species, % of total of mosquito captures, % of engorged mosquitoes and feeding preference behavior

From: Evaluating the feeding preferences of West Nile virus mosquito vectors using bird-baited traps

Mosquito species % of total mosquito captures (95 % CI) % of engorged mosquitoes (95 % IC) Feeding preference
Culex pipiens 84.2 (79.6–88.1) 83.59 (78.5–87.9) Birds and humans [58]
Aedes albopictus 3.3 (1.6–5.9) 60.0 (26.2–87.8) Humans [59]
Anopheles maculipennis (s.l.) 3.3 (1.6–5.9) 50.0 (18.7–81.3) Mammals, rarely on humans and birds [22]
Aedes vexans 2.6 (1.1–5.1) 12.5 (0.3–52.6) Mammals [60]
Culex territans 1.9 (0.7–4.2) unengorged Amphibians [61]
Culex modestus 1.6 (0.5–3.8) 60.0 (14.6–94.7) Opportunistic [15, 22]
Ochlerotatus geniculatus 1.3 (0.3–3.3) 25.0 (0.6–80.6) Humans and cattle [62]