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Table 1 Comparison between the frequencies obtained in the conventional entomological survey with frequency, citation order and insects saliency recorded on the free list by 36 okra producers in the Irrigated Perimeter Jacaré Curituba, Canindé de São Francisco, SE, Northeast Brazil

From: Rapid assessment of insect fauna based on local knowledge: comparing ecological and ethnobiological methods

Scientific name Local name Frequency index (conventional survey) Frequency (%) (free list) Order of quotation (free list) Saliency (free list)
Aphis gossypii Pulgão 42.3 87.2 3.09 0.37
Bemisia tabaci Mosca branca 37.7 76.9 2.23 0.52
Phenacoccus sp. Cochonilha 15.2 69.2 1.11 0.67
Diabrotica speciosa Vaquinha 0.16 51.3 4 0.13
Gryllus assimilis Grilo 0.15 15.4 2.33 0.10
-- Lagarta roscaa -- 15.4 1.83 0.12
-- Formigaa -- 15.4 1.5 0.13
-- Lagarta-verdea -- 12.8 2 0.09
Lagria villosa Podador 0.20 5.1 1 0.05
-- Cigarrinhaa -- 2.6 1 0.02
  1. aEspecimen not collected in the conventional survey of entomofauna