Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA April 20, 2007
Here are my four arboreal hanging baited traps that I employed in a different maner here.
I had one for ants, one for large beetles, one for caterpillars, and one for true bugs. I rapidly concluded that stink bugs were not something I wanted to suck up into my aspirator vial since they were prone to releasing a lot of unpleasant defensive juice in the jumble-tumble excitement with a seething mess of beetles crawling on them. I began placing all bugs directly into the converted soda bottle. Once in they have a hard time finding the opening in the inverted top of the bottle.
(These big polycarbanate bottles are a good low-budget entomology resource. I am using the tops of 2-liter soda bottles as funnels in a 16-gang Berlese funnel array I am building.)
Contributed by Jim McClarin on 26 April, 2007 - 9:32pm Last updated 28 June, 2010 - 9:39pm
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