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Winder, L., Holland, J. M., Perry, J. N., Woolley, C. and Alexander, C. J. 2001. The use of barrier-connected pitfall trapping for sampling predatory beetles and spiders. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 98 (3), pp. 249-258.
|Authors||Winder, L., Holland, J. M., Perry, J. N., Woolley, C. and Alexander, C. J.|
The efficiency of barrier-connected pitfall trapping was compared to conventional single traps or arrays. For ground-active beetles, the use of a pitfall system incorporating a wetting agent with five traps arranged in a cross formation connected by plastic barriers was more efficient than a single dry trap by at least an order of magnitude and at least twice as efficient as five traps without connecting barriers. It is argued that the efficiency of pitfall trapping may be improved markedly by using barrier-connected traps, particularly for some carabid and staphylinid beetles and lycosid spiders. Capture of linyphiids was not improved by the use of barriers and was dependent only on the use of wetting agent and number of traps used.
|Year of Publication||2001|
|Journal||Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata|
|Journal citation||98 (3), pp. 249-258|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1046/j.1570-7458.2001.00781.x|
|Open access||Published as non-open access|
|Funder project or code||306|
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