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Table 5 Insects removed back home

From: Processing insect abundance: trading and fishing of zazamushi in Central Japan (Nagano Prefecture, Honshū Island)

  First sortinga Second sortingb
Class Order Family Species No. of individuals (%) Wet weight (%) No. of individuals (%) Wet weight (%)
Insects Ephemeroptera Potamanthidae  
   Baetidae  
   Ephemerellidae   58.18 62.58 16.7 21.62
   Heptageniidae   3.21 5.16
  Plecoptera Perlidae  
   Taeniopterygidae  
   Nemouridae   0.29 0.16
   Capniidae  
   Others  
  Hemiptera Aphelocheiridae   0.29 0.64
  Megaloptera Corydalidae Protohermes grandis
  Trichoptera Hydropsychidae   12.57 11.12 58.33 56.7
   Stenopsychidae Stenopsyche marmorata 1.46c 4.03 16.7c 18.91
   Rhyacophilidae   0.29 0.16 0.29 0.16
   Others  
  Coleoptera Elmidae  
   Psephenidae   19.59 14.83 8.33 2.7
  Diptera    4.08 1.28
     Total: 342 Total: 6.2 g Total: 12 Total: 0.37 g
Crustacea Amphipoda   
Annelida Oligochaeta   
Platyhelminthes Tubellaria   
Pisces    Rhinogobius flumineus
  1. aSorting from the mesh. After first boiling and rinsing
  2. bSorting from the mesh. After second boiling and rinsing
  3. cTwo instars of stage 5 and three of stage 4