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    Capturing Insects

    I'm doing a biology project where I have to capture and pin 25 insects, from the 7 major orders. What exactly is the best way to capture them, besides just using a net and jar with alcohol? It would be best if there was something made from household materials, and something I could just leave out overnight



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    Re: Capturing Insects

    If you want nighttime insects like moths and beetles, you can hang a white sheet and blacklight and get some good specimens.


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    Re: Capturing Insects

    Make one of these.

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    Re: Capturing Insects

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    If you want nighttime insects like moths and beetles, you can hang a white sheet and blacklight and get some good specimens.
    Are we still talking about insects here?



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    Re: Capturing Insects

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Are we still talking about insects here?
    Yeah, I think tadpoles are technically amphibians.



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    Re: Capturing Insects

    Cover your house in sticky paper. It worked in Bio-Dome.


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