TABLE 2.

Relationship of the number of virus species with vector group, biting activity of vector, and ecological characteristics of habitat per virus familya

Arbovirus familyNo. of species
MosquitoesSand fliesMidgesTicksVertebrates
NocturnalDiurnalDiurgnalNocturnal
TerrestrialCanopyTerrestrialCanopy
Flaviviridae 440006666
Togaviridae 660016755
Bunyaviridae 371922213172117
Reoviridae 8551000120
Rhabdoviridae 333004211
  • a Reproduced from reference 67 with minor modifications with permission.