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Table 1 Tabular comparison of the density of host-seeking (HLC) and resting mosquitoes (barrier screen) caught in the three study sites: Indonesia, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea

From: Barrier screens: a method to sample blood-fed and host-seeking exophilic mosquitoes

  Host seeking Resting mosquitoes
  HLC b/p/n (total) Mean/10 m barrier screen (total) Abdominal status
Species Female Male Female Unfed% (n) Bloodfed% (n) Gravid% (n)
INDONESIA
An. sundiacus 7.6 (367) 0.0 (0) 1.0 (26) 58.3 (14) 25.0 (6) 16.7 (4)
An. vagus 0.3 (15) 0.0 (0) 0.6 (15) 53.5 (8) 26.7 (4) 20.0 (3)
An. tesselatus 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (1) 100.0 (1) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0)
An. kochi 0.0 (2) 0.0 (0) 0.1 (2) 50.0 (1) 50.0 (1) 0.0 (0)
An. annularis 0.0 (1) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (1) 100.0 (1) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0)
Cx. quinquefasciatus NA 4.2 (117) 15.5 (396) 85.6 (338) 5.6 (22) 8.9 (35)
Cx. vishnui NA 2.5 (65) 38.8 (992) 91.4 (907) 6.5 (64) 2.1 (21)
SOLOMON ISLANDS
An. farauti s.s. 16.5 (1388) 0.1 (1) 4.2 (117) 36.8 (43) 62.4 (73) 0.9 (1)
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
An. bancrofti 0.0 (0) NA 0.8 (30) 76.7 (23) 23.3 (7) 0.0 (0)
An. farauti s.s. 20.6 (412) NA 7.8 (311) 40.2 (125) 59.2 (184) 0.6 (2)
An. punctulatus 0.0 (0) NA 0.1 (3) 100.0 (3) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0)
An. longirostris 0.0 (0) NA 0.1 (2) 50.0 (1) 50.0 (1) 0.0 (0)
Aedes spp. NA NA 1.4 (54) 79.6 (43) 20.4 (11) 0.0 (0)
Culex spp. NA NA 1.1 (42) 90.5 (38) 7.1 (3) 2.4 (1)
Mansonia spp. NA NA 0.1 (2) 50.0 (1) 50.0 (1) 0.0 (0)
  1. The abdominal status of resting mosquitoes is noted.
  2. b/p/n = bites/person/night; NA = Not Available.