Sesiidae trapping

Thomas, Tony tthomas at
Fri May 25 13:14:48 EDT 2001

	I have some sesiid pheromones and some traps. Does anyone have any
hints regarding trapping these beasts. Time of day?, temperature ? sun/cloud
? position of traps - in shade? - in open ? dense bush? whatever. Also, what
about height of traps?

	I'm in Atlantic Canada, just north of Maine.



Dr. A.W. Thomas
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Canadian Forest Service - Atlantic Forestry Centre
Natural Resources Canada
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