Psyche: A Journal of Entomology / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Influence of Type of Electric Bright Light on the Attraction of the African Giant Water Bug, Lethocerus indicus (Hemiptera: Belostomatidae)

Table 2

Sex-related prevalence (sex ratio) of the captured Lethocerus indicus from the different light sources in Okpala local government area, Imo state, Nigeria during 2008 and 2009.

Month Experiment I
[ Fluorescent tube]
Experiment II
[ Incandescent bulb]
Overall
MaleFemaleMaleFemale

May27111232
June43161942
July45151135
December7311829

Total17185350138
Mean/month4.254.513.2512.534.5
Mean/trap0.140.150.440.421.15

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