James J. Kruse kruse at
Thu May 22 18:38:00 EDT 1997

On Thu, 22 May 1997 Jungletour at AOL.COM wrote:

> On a couple of occasions, I have used my own fecal matter in a butterfly trap
> in tropical regions. Although it is not by a long shot my bait of choice,
> there is a fairly controlled and clean way of pulling it off, dumping it in
> or loading up your trap :>. In my traps, I utilize small deli dishes for the

I went collecting with a guy who defecated in the middle of a dirt road
in order to attract skipper butterflies. He swore by it, and caught a
couple of good dusky wing skippers.  Call it dedication, I suppose.
However, I made him put his net in the trunk!

Jim Kruse

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