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Table 4 Vertebrate blood meals of Anopheles atroparvus and Anopheles daciae/messeae

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 Barn owl Brown rat Chicken Cow Hare Rabbit Sheep Stock dove Total
An. atroparvus 0 2 16 30 1 22 2 10 83
An. daciae/messeae 1 0 23 37 1 0 4 0 66
Total 1 2 39 67 2 22 6 10 149
  1. Vertebrate blood meal hosts of a subset of Anopheles maculipennis (s.l.) identified by molecular methods as An. atroparvus or An. daciae/messeae; the latter species grouping is presented as such as specimens produced a 100% identity to both species in BLAST results