Gear for monitoring Insects

Outlined below are some of the techniques that we have used to trap insects.

Click on the link to for a 2 minute video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWN7PiucxJk&feature=youtu.be

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  1. Coloured cups (plastic cups painted on the inside) Scientists tell me they have found the yellow cups most successful. We had blue, white and yellow. All had a weight on the inside (a large O ring) and water.

 

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Malaise Traps – Pictures attached. The scientists tell me that these are expensive

 

 

 

Pit traps(see https://wiki.bugwood.org/Collecting_insects)