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Table 2 Anopheline indoor and outdoor biting rate during the morning according the season

From: Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus biting patterns in Dielmo, an area of low level exposure to malaria vectors

  Morning
Dry season Rainy season
An .arabiensis An. funestus An. coluzzii An. gambiae An. arabiensis An funestus An. coluzzii An. gambiae
Indoor 0.36
-
0.83 (p = 0.18) 0.05 0 0.38 (p = 0.65) 0.13 (p = 0.68) 0 0
Outdoor 0 0.27 0 0 0,25 0,22 0 0
  1. Each value represents the number of bites per person per morning, indoor or outdoor. No significant feeding behaviour according the place of biting was observed for both vector during the dry and the rainy season