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Table 2 Frequency of occurrence (%) and percent volume of insects in raccoon and raccoon dog feces

From: Comparison of feeding habits and habitat use between invasive raccoons and native raccoon dogs in Hokkaido, Japan

Order Family Scientific name Frequencies of occurrence(%) Percent volume(%)
Raccoon Raccoon dog Raccoon Raccoon dog
Coleoptera Carabidae Damaster blaptoides rugipennis 34.5 60.6 20.0 25.2
   Damaster gehinii gehinii 6.9 10.6 3.1 1.0
   Carabus granulatus yezoensis 3.5 18.2 0.0 1.6
   Leptocarabus arboreus ishikarinus 6.9 37.9 3.5 7.0
   Leptocarabus opaculus opaculus 6.9 12.1 0.0 0.6
   Harpalidae sp. 13.8 42.4 2.4 5.2
  Silphidae Silpha paerforata venatoria 0.0 80.3 0.0 19.6
   Dendroxena sexcarinata 6.9 19.7 3.5 0.5
   Nicrophorus quadripunctatus 0.0 4.6 0.0 0.1
   Nicrophorus maculifrons 0.0 4.6 0.0 0.4
  Lucanidae Macrodorcas striatipennis 6.9 28.8 2.3 2.3
   Lucanus maculifemoratus 0.0 19.7 0.0 5.7
   Nipponodorcus rubrofemoratus 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.5
  Geotrupidae Geotrupes laevistriatus 3.5 40.9 2.3 6.8
  Scarabaeidae Copris ochus 3.5 3.0 2.8 0.2
   Onthophagus sp. 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.2
   Heptaphylla picea Motschulsky 3.5 12.1 3.5 0.6
   Eucetonia spp. 3.5 4.6 0.0 0.6
  Erotylidae   0.0 3.0 0.0 0.0
  Curculionidae   0.0 4.6 0.0 0.2
  Dytiscidea   13.8 1.5 5.0 0.1
Hemiptera Cicadidae Terpnosia nigricosta 27.6 18.2 13.5 3.6
Orthoptera Gryllotalpidae Gryllotalpa fossor 6.9 4.6 1.2 0.1
Diptera Calliphoridae   6.9 1.5 4.0 0.0
Hymenoptera Formicidae   10.3 13.6 2.1 0.1
  Vespidae Vespula spp. 13.8 0.0 5.6 0.0
  Apidae Bombus spp. 10.3 0.0 4.0 0.0
Unidentified insects      21.4 18.0