1921
Volume 16, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

Engorged specimens of seven mosquito species, , and four species of were collected in Weld and Larimer Counties, Colorado, during 1963, 1964, and 1965. The blood-meals were identified by precipitin tests. had fed a high proportion of the time on birds and on mammals. In May of 1963 and 1964, there was an increase in mammalian blood-meals during a 2-week period, and a similar increase occurred during the week of May 31 in 1965. Increased mammalian feeding by also was noted during July, August, and early September in 1963 and 1964, when mosquito populations were high. feedings were compared with those of at one site. fed almost exclusively on birds; whereas fed in a pattern similar to that found in other study areas. and spp. fed almost exclusively on domestic mammals, predominantly cattle.

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