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American Journal of Zoological Research. 2016, 4(1), 13-16
DOI: 10.12691/ajzr-4-1-3
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Density of Different Dipteran Larvae Inhabiting Phytotelmata from Some Locations of West Sumatera, Indonesia

Emantis Rosa1, , Dahelmi2, Siti Salmah2 and Syamsuardi2

1Department of Biology Lampung University, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

2Departement of Biology, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia

Pub. Date: June 03, 2016

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Emantis Rosa, Dahelmi, Siti Salmah and Syamsuardi. Density of Different Dipteran Larvae Inhabiting Phytotelmata from Some Locations of West Sumatera, Indonesia. American Journal of Zoological Research. 2016; 4(1):13-16. doi: 10.12691/ajzr-4-1-3


Diptera is kinds of insect’s ordo which has so many members and live in different breeding place, such as Phytotelmata’s plants. Research about Phytotelmata is still rare. That is why this phenomenon is worth to be researched. The aim of this paper is to reveal the density of diptera of Dipteran in some locations of West Sumatera, Indonesia. The result shows that averages of density of dipteran larvae is based locations and kinds of Phytotelmata. The highest density is happened in Bukittinggi (0,60 individu/ml) which based on locations and the lowest is in Payakumbuh with (0,49 individu /ml) both for Ae. Albopictus larvae. Based on kinds of Phytotelmata, Ae. Albopictus larvae mostly lives in Pandanus (0,60 individu /ml) and the lowest is live in Bamboo (0,36 individu /ml).

phytotelmata diptera larvae density

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