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The following are edible insects that are locally consumed, as listed by country.[1]

Contents

AustraliaEdit

ChinaEdit

Wasp species eaten in Yunnan, China:[1]

Other insects consumed in China:

IndiaEdit

IndonesiaEdit

LaosEdit

MalaysiaEdit

Insects eaten in Sabah:[1]

MexicoEdit

New CaledoniaEdit

PhilippinesEdit

Insect species eaten in the Philippines:[1]

South AfricaEdit

ThailandEdit

Some of the most commonly consumed insects in Thailand are:[1]

Heterometrus longimanus (Asian forest scorpion) is also consumed.

Below is a more comprehensive list of the insect species that are consumed in Thailand.[1]

Coleoptera
Hemiptera
Odonata
Hymenoptera
Orthoptera
Isoptera
Lepidoptera
Homoptera

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Durst, P.B., D.V. Johnson, R.N. Leslie and K. Shono (eds). Forest insects as food: humans bite back. Proceedings of a workshop on Asia-Pacific resources and their potential for development. 19–21 February 2008, Chiang Mai, Thailand. http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/i1380e/i1380e00.htm
  2. ^ Chen, Xiaoming; Feng, Ying; Chen, Zhiyong (2009). "Common edible insects and their utilization in China". Entomological Research. 39 (5): 299. doi:10.1111/j.1748-5967.2009.00237.x.
  3. ^ Thakur, N.S.A.; Firake, D.M. (2012). "Ochrophora montana (Distant): a precious dietary supplement during famine in northeastern Himalaya" (PDF). Current Science. 102 (6): 845–846.