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Table 2 Number of samples by combinations and numbers of types of blood source

From: Feeding habits of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in an area of sylvatic transmission of yellow fever in the state of São Paulo, Brazil

Blood Source Species  
Ae. scapularis Ae. serratus (G) Ps. albigenu Ps. ferox Others Total
n % n % n % n % n % n %
Primates 8 7.34 0 0.00 5 5.26 0 0.00 0 0.00 13 5.31
Primates + Bird 22 20.18 1 5.00 17 17.89 0 0.00 3 25.00 43 17.55
Primates + Bird + Cow 18 16.51 6 30.00 18 18.95 1 11.11 3 25.00 46 18.78
Primates + Bird + Horse 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 2.11 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.82
Primates + Cow + Horse 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 1.05 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.41
Primates + Bird + Cow + Horse 9 8.26 5 25.00 29 30.53 0 0.00 0 0.00 43 17.55
Primates + Bird + Cow + Rat 4 3.67 1 5.00 2 2.11 0 0.00 0 0.00 7 2.86
Primates + Cow + Horse + Rat 1 0.92 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.41
Primates + Bird + Cow + Horse + Rat 2 1.83 0 0.00 1 1.05 0 0.00 0 0.00 3 1.22
Human + Bird + Cow + Horse 1 0.92 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.41
NHP 2 1.83 1 5.00 2 2.11 0 0.00 1 8.33 6 2.45
NHP + Cow 7 6.42 2 10.00 5 5.26 2 22.22 1 8.33 17 6.94
NHP + Bird + Cow 12 11.01 2 10.00 4 4.21 0 0.00 0 0.00 18 7.35
NHP + Bird + Horse 1 0.92 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.41
NHP + Cow + Horse 12 11.01 0 0.00 2 2.11 3 33.33 0 0.00 17 6.94
NHP + Cow + Rat 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 1.05 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.41
NHP + Bird + Cow + Horse 1 0.92 2 10.00 3 3.16 1 11.11 1 8.33 8 3.27
NHP + Bird + Cow + Rat 4 3.67 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 1.63
Bird + Cow 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 1.05 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.41
Cow 3 2.75 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 11.11 0 0.00 4 1.63
Cow + Horse 1 0.92 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.41
1 source 13 11.93 1 5.00 7 7.37 1 11.11 1 8.33 23 9.39
2 sources 30 27.52 3 15.00 23 24.21 2 22.22 4 33.33 62 25.31
3 sources 43 39.45 8 40.00 28 29.47 4 44.44 3 25.00 86 35.10
4 sources 19 17.43 8 40.00 34 35.79 1 11.11 1 8.33 63 25.71
5 sources 2 1.83 0 0.00 1 1.05   0.00 0 0.00 3 1.22
Not reactive 2 1.83 0 0.00 2 2.11 1 11.11 8 66.67 8 3.27
Total 109 100 20 100 95 100 9 100 12 100 245 100
  1. NHP: non-human primate.
  2. Aedes serratus (G): Group including Ae. serratus and Ae. serratus/aenigmaticus. Others correspond to: Ae. fulvus, Ae. terrens, Coquillettidia venezuelensis, Haemagogus janthinomys/capricornii, Mansonia humeralis, Ma. titillans, Psorophora discrucians and Wyeomyia spp.