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The species and their relative proportions trapped in kitchens of the respondents taking part in the 1997 household survey.

Species

Number

% age of total (727)

PSOCOPTERA

   

Liposcelis bostrycophila

186

25.58

L. corrodens

3

0.41

L. brunnei

7

0.96

L. pearmani

1

0.14

L. pubescens

2

0.28

L. nymph

6

0.83

Trogium pulsatorium

4

0.55

Lepinotus patruelis

4

0.55

Psyllipsocus ramburii

3

0.41

No. of households with psocids (total)

208

28.61

ACARINA

   

Tyrophagus putrescentiae

46

6.33

Glycyphagus domesticus

25

3.44

Carpoglyphus lactis

6

0.83

Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus

2

0.28

Acarus siro

6

0.83

Lepidoglyphus destructor

4

0.55

Euroglyphus maynei

1

0.14

E. longior

2

0.28

Blattisocius keegani

3

0.41

Haemogamasus pontiger

1

0.14

Cheyletus eruditus

2

0.28

No. households with mites (total)

98

13.48

COLEOPTERA

   

Dermestid Trogoderma sp.

24

3.30

Dermestid Anthrenus sp.

8

1.10

Unidentified Coleopteran larva

7

0.96

Stegobium paniceum adult

2

0.28

Stegobium paniceum larva

7

0.96

Sitophilus granarium

1

0.14

Oryzaephilus surinamensis

1

0.14

Diernerella sp. adult

1

0.14

Tribolium sp. larva

1

0.14

Corticaria sp. larva

10

1.38

     

LEPIDOPTERA

   

Ephestia sp. larva

8

1.10

THYSANURA

   

Lepisma saccharina

3

0.41

Total no. of households sampled

727

 

Total no. of species found

32

 

No. of households with something in the traps

291

40.03