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Table 3 Average density and recovery rate of identified insects from sampling area

From: Distribution, diversity and abundance of some insects around a telecommunication mast in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

Species Orders Family N N' N"
Locusta migratoria Orthoptera Acrididae 293 24.42 1.11
Apis mellifera Hymenoptera Apidae 490 40.83 1.86
Tetramorium caespitum Hymenoptera Formicidae 435 36.25 1.65
Vespula maculata Hymenoptera Vespidae 188 15.67 0.71
Bicyclus anynana Lepidoptera Nymphalidae 109 9.08 0.41
Musca domestica Diptera Muscidae 141 11.75 0.53
Lasioderma serricorne Coleoptera Ptinidae 222 18.50 0.84
Total    1878   
  1. N = Number of individuals, N' = number of individuals per trap, N" = number of individuals per trap per week