An optimized portable bait trap for quantitative sampling of butterflies.

  • J. A. Shuey
Keywords: bait trapping, biocriteria, Nymphalidae, Rhopalocera, sampling protocols, techniques

Abstract

A bait trap for butterflies which is optimized for butterfly capture, catch retention and durability is discussed. In addition, sources of between-trap sampling variation are discussed and strategies for reducing differences in trap performance under field conditions are presented.
Published
1997-05-01
Section
Articles