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Table 1 Selected studies, mosquito richness (number of mosquito species), vertebrate classes (Mammal = M, Amphibian = Am, Reptile = R, Avian = Av), location, number of sampling sites (Site) and collection method

From: Blood feeding patterns of mosquitoes: random or structured?

Study Mosquito richness (see Location) Class (number of species) Location(s) Site Collection method
Edman [37] 13 M(6), Am/R(1), Av(1) Florida Marsh, USA Single Vehicle mounted aspirator
Apperson et al [26] 9 M(6), R(1), Av(1), Borough of Queens, New York city, USA Single Backpack aspirator & hand held aspirators
Burkett-Cadena et al [91] 11 M, Am, R, Av* Tuskegee National Forest, Alabama, USA Single CDC Light traps and vacuum aspirator
Nasci & Edman [92] 6 M (6) Red maple and white cedar freshwater swamp, Massachusetts, USA Single Resting boxes
Forattini et al [46] 10 M(5), Am*, Av* Forest, houses in several locations in Sao Paulo state, Brazil Multiple Aspirator & sweepers
Apperson et al [93] 11 (NJ), 9(NY) M(10), Am*, R*, Av(18) Several locations in the states of New York (NY) and New Jersey (NJ), USA Multiple Resting boxes
Savage et al [94] 10 M(9), Am*, R*, Av(24) Several locations in Memphis and Shelby county, Tennessee, USA Multiple Aspirator
Molaei et al [44] 23 M(13), Am*, R*, Av(12) Several locations in the state of Connecticut, USA Multiple CO2-baited CDC Light Trap, CDC gravid trap
Molaei et al [43] 3 M (11), Av(35) 31 locations in 6 counties of Connecticut, USA Multiple CO2-baited CDC Light Trap, CDC gravid trap, mosquito magnet trap
Hamer et al [47] 9 M(8), Am*, Av(33) 26 locations in suburban Chicago, USA Multiple CO2-baited CDC Light Trap, CDC gravid trap, Backpack aspirator
Kay et al [23] 10 M(7), Av(1) 9 locations in urban/suburban Brisbane, Australia Multiple CO2-baited CDC Light Trap
Fyodorova et al [45] 10(u), 7(r), 6(f) M(7), Av(1) Several locations: urban (u), rural(r), livestock farms(f) in/around Volgograd, Russia Multiple Backpack aspirator
Connecticut [43, 44] 26 M(13), Am*, R*, Av(37) 31 locations in 6 counties of Connecticut, USA Multiple CO2-baited CDC Light Trap, CDC gravid trap, mosquito magnet trap
Florida [3742] 31 M(9), Am*, R(3), Av(1) Several locations in Florida, USA Multiple Vehicle mounted aspirator; Resting boxes, light trap Collections
  1. * Only presented as Class