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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

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The Insects and Arachnids of Canada: Part 1, Collecting, Preparing and Preserving Insects, Mites and Spiders
By J.E.H. Martin
Biosystematics Research Institute, Agriculture Canada, 1977
ISBN: 0660016508
Cite: 44336
A guide to collection and preservation techniques for terrestrial arthropods.
Link here: http://www.esc-sec.ca/aafcmonographs/insects_and_arachnids_part_1_eng.pdf

Berlese funnel
It has a good description of a Berlese funnel.

This is an excellent resource
This is an excellent resource for all sorts of collecting methods and devices.

 
Now available as a free download -
here...

 
cool!
lots of other good books there too!

 
Yes indeed -
I downloaded all three volumes of the Manual of Nearctic Diptera last night! :)

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