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Table 3 Animals identified as food sources of Triatoma brasiliensis according to capture environment, Tauá, Ceará, Brazil, 2015

From: Triatoma brasiliensis Neiva, 1911: food sources and diversity of Trypanosoma cruzi in wild and artificial environments of the semiarid region of Ceará, northeastern Brazil

Animal group Intradomicile
n (%)
Peridomicile
n (%)
Wild
n (%)
Total
n (%)
Rodents 15 (54) 53 (54) 55 (64) 123 (58)
Goats 5 (18) 27 (27) 13 (15) 45 (21)
Cattle 3 (11) 12 (12) 4 (5) 19 (9)
Cats 2 (7) 2 (2) 8 (9) 12 (6)
Birds 4 (4) 2 (2) 6 (3)
Marsupials 1 (4) 3 (3) 4 (2)
Pigs 1 (4) 1 (1) 2 (1)
Horses 1 (4) 1 (0)
Reptiles 1 (1) 1 (0)
Total 28 (100) 99 (100) 86 (100) 213 (100)
  1. Pearson’s Chi-square test: χ2 = 11.3801, df = 6, P = 0.77; Fisher’s exact test: P = 0.06