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Table 3 Feeding behavior of potential malaria vector species

From: Updated occurrence and bionomics of potential malaria vectors in Europe: a systematic review (2000–2021)

Species Total number of reports Human Equid Cattle Small ruminants (sheep, goat) Pig Dog Rabbit Chicken Birds other than chicken Other mammals
An. atroparvus 26 3 (11.5) 4 (15.4) 4 (15.4) 2 (7.7)   3 (11.5) 3 (11.5) 2 (7.7) 3 (11.5) 2 (7.7)
An. hyrcanus s.l. 12 8 (67) 2 (17)        2 (17)  
An. labranchiae 11 4 (36.4) 2 (18.2) 3 (27.2)   2 (18.2)      
An. maculipennis s.s. 14 3 (21.4) 2 (14.3) 2 (14.3) 3 (21.4) 1 (7.1)    1 (7.1) 1 (7.1) 1 (7.1)
An. messeae/daciae 37 11 (29.7) 4 (10.8) 9 (24.3) 4 (10.8)   4 (10.8)   2 (5.4) 1 (2.7) 2 (5.4)
An. plumbeus 13 8 (61.5)    1 (7.7)     1 (7.7) 2 (15.4) 1 (7.7)
An. sacharovi 2    1 (50.0) 1 (50.0)       
An. superpictus 0           
  1. Data presented in table are the number (and percentage) of reports of host species as reported in the retrieved literature (January 2000–September 2021)