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Table 2 Abdominal status of indoor resting female Anopheles collected using the pyrethrum space-spray sheet method in two Sahelian sites in Mauritania

From: Seasonal abundance, blood meal sources and insecticide susceptibility in major anopheline malaria vectors from southern Mauritania

Study site Abdominal status Anopheles spp. n (%)  
An. gambiae (s.l.) An. rufipes An. pharoensis
Rosso Total 1390 35
  Unfed 249 (17.9) 11 (31.4)
  Blood-fed 495 (35.6) 4 (11.4)
  Gravid 117 (8.4) 10 (28.5)
  Semi-gravid 529 (38.1) 10 (28.5)
  F/G ratio 0.76   0.2
Kobeni Total 901 376
  Unfed 96 (10.6) 50 (13.3)
  Blood-fed 456 (50.6) 207 (55)
  Gravid 110 (12.2) 22 (5.8)
  Half-gravid 239 (26.5) 97 (25.8)
  F/G ratio 1.3 1.7  
  1. Abbreviations: F/G ratio, fed to gravid ratio