Table 2: Proportion of insects, spiders, and earthworms as percentage of animal protein in Amazonian diets of Amerindian communities as adopted by Paoletti and Dufour [22].

(Alto Orinoco, Venezuela)
1–3% annually as mentioned by Lizot underscore the real amount eaten
Tukanoan Indians
(from Vaupes, Columbia)
12% for men’s diet, and 24% of women’s diet
Piaroa, Rio Cuao
(Alto Orinoco, Venezuela)
8% annually, Zhenjun, S. (1992)
(Alto Orinoco, Venezuela)
60–70% during the rainy season