Light Traps

Miguel de Salas mm_de at
Thu Sep 24 22:04:36 EDT 1998

I was contemplating the possibility of setting up a light trap for local
nocturnal lepidoptera. I have never used one before, and was wondering if
anyone has some comments on what sort of light (mercury vapour, black UV
light, etc... to use, and on any successful setups.

Any comments appreciated.

Miguel de Salas
School of Pland Science
University of Tasmania, Australia

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