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Table 1 Number and percentage of avian-, mammalian- and amphibian-derived blood meals identified from 12 mosquito species in four eastern equine encephalitis virus foci in Connecticut, 2010–2011

From: Host associations of mosquitoes at eastern equine encephalitis virus foci in Connecticut, USA

Mosquito species Avian
No. (%)
Mammalian
No. (%)
Amphibian
No. (%)
Mixed
No. (%)
Blood meal IDa
No. (%)
Engorged specimens
Aedes thibaulti 21 (10.4) 181 (89.6)    202 (57.2) 353
Culiseta morsitans 54 (100)     54 (67.5) 80
Anopheles punctipennis 8 (16.7) 40 (83.3)    48 (44.0) 109
Anopheles quadrimaculatus 1 (4.0) 23 (92.0)   1 (4.0) 25 (35.7) 70
Culex territans 18 (72.0)   5 (20.0) 2 (8.0) 25 (26.6) 94
Aedes cinereus   6 (100)    6 (66.7) 9
Coquillettidia perturbans 3 (50.0) 3 (50.0)    6 (46.2) 13
Culex restuans 4 (100)     4 (66.7) 6
Aedes abserratus 1 (33.3) 2 (66.7)    3 (23.1) 13
Culex pipiens 2 (100)     2 (100) 2
Aedes canadensis   2 (100)    2 (100) 2
Aedes stimulans   1 (100)    1 (100) 1
Total 112 258 5 3 378 752
  1. aBlood meal ID, number of blood meals successfully identified to species level