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Moths of Western North America$
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Jerry Powell and Philip Myers

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780520251977

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520251977.001.0001

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Suggestions for Collecting and Observing Moths

Suggestions for Collecting and Observing Moths

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(p.320) (p.321) Suggestions for Collecting and Observing Moths
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Moths of Western North America
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Jerry A. Powell

Paul A. Opler

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0010

This chapter provides an overview of collecting moths and outlines the materials and methods for moth collection. It describes the use of different lights to attract moths: mercury-vapor lights and 15-watt ultraviolet light or black light. The chapter also discusses the light trap, sugaring or attracting moths by fermenting baits, spreading moth specimens, and rearing methods.

Keywords:   moths, moth collection, mercury-vapor lights, ultraviolet light, black light, light trap, sugaring, rearing methods

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