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Table 3 Number and percentage of mammalian-derived blood meals identified from eight 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

Species Ae. abserratus Ae. canadensis Ae. cinereus Ae. stimulans Ae. thibaulti An. punctipennis An. quadrimaculatus Cq. perturbans Total
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) 2 (100) 2 (100) 4 (66.7) 1 (100) 163 (90.1) 38 (95.0) 17 (73.9) 3 (100) 230
Horse (Equus caballus)      12 (6.6) 1 (2.5) 6 (26.1)   19
Eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus)    2 (33.3)       2
Sheep (Ovis aries)      1 (0.6) 1 (2.5)    2
Domestic cat (Felis catus)      1 (0.6)     1
Eastern cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus)      1 (0.6)     1
Human (Homo sapiens)      1 (0.6)     1
Raccoon (Procyon lotor)      1 (0.6)     1
Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana)      1 (0.6)     1
Total 2 2 6 1 181 40 23 3 258