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Table 2 Vertebrate host species identified for each mosquito species

From: Effect of blood meal digestion and DNA extraction protocol on the success of blood meal source determination in the malaria vector Anopheles atroparvus

Mosquito species Mammals Birds Reptiles
Anopheles atroparvus Canis lupus familiaris (99) Gallus gallus (2)  
  Equus caballus (4)   
  Equus asinus (2)   
  Ovis aries (2)   
  Oryctolagus cuniculus (2)   
  Rattus norvegicus (2)   
  Bos taurus (1)   
  Homo sapiens (1)   
Culex modestus   Anas sp. (2)  
Culex perexiguus Canis lupus familiaris (33) Gallus gallus (9) Mauremys leprosa (2)
  Equus asinus (1) Columba livia (5)  
   Passer domesticus (1)  
   Pterocles alchata (1)  
   Cygnus buccinator (1)  
   Corvus monedula (1)  
   Pauxi pauxi (1)  
   Anas sp. (1)  
Culex pipiens Canis lupus familiaris (7) Gallus gallus (8)  
   Passer domesticus (4)  
   Carduelis chloris (2)  
   Branta sandvicensis (1)  
   Cygnus atratus (1)  
   Grus sp. (1)  
   Unidentified bird (1)  
Culex theileri Canis lupus familiaris (28) Passer domesticus (1)  
  Cervus elaphus (1) Haematopus ostralegus (1)  
   Meleagris gallopavo (1)  
   Gallus gallus (1)  
Culiseta sp.   Passer domesticus (1)  
Ochlerotatus caspius Equus caballus (2)   
  1. Number of mosquitoes is recorded between brackets.