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Table 2 Mosquito species with mammalian blood meals

From: Blood-feeding patterns of native mosquitoes and insights into their potential role as pathogen vectors in the Thames estuary region of the United Kingdom

Mosquito species Mammals Total
Brown rat Cow European hare European rabbit Sheep
An. claviger 0 1 0 0 0 1
An. maculipennis (s.l.)a 2 344 2 228 6 582
Cq. richiardii 0 3 0 0 0 3
Cs. annulata 0 187 0 4 5 196
Oc. detritus 0 2 0 0 0 2
Culiseta spp.a 0 1 0 0 0 1
Total 2 538 2 232 11 785
  1. Mammalian blood meals identified from the mosquito species in this study
  2. aIndicates species that also fed on birds (see Table 3)