An optimized portable bait trap for quantitative sampling of butterflies.

J. A. Shuey

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.

Keywords


bait trapping; biocriteria; Nymphalidae; Rhopalocera; sampling protocols; techniques

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