Dimensions: W24.5 x D24.5 x H24.5 cm
Net Weight: 170 grams
Main Material: Woven Mesh | Nylon
Mesh Size: 150 x 150 | 160 µm aperture
Clear Panel: Front
Mesh Panel: Top, Back, Right, Left
Opening: 1 x Front Sleeve

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Formerly BugDorm-42222F (BD42222F)

Of the same structure as BugDorm-4 series insect cages with 96 x 26 mesh Polyester netting, this BugDorm-4F series uses very fine 150 x 150 mesh Nylon netting that effectively keeps aphids, thrips, and parasitic wasps from escaping or entering the cage.

External dimensions of BugDorm-4F2222 insect cage are only L24.5 x W24.5 x H24.5 cm, making it a perfect fit for lab selves with limited space.

BugDorm-4F2222 insect cage is very easy to assemble by simply connecting poles with splints.  The front panel of BugDorm-4F2222 insect rearing cage is of clear plastic for observing insect activity; the top and three side panels are of fine Nylon netting (150 x 150 mesh) for ventilation.  There is a 17-cm sleeve opening in the front panel for addition or removal of insects and for replacement of food material.  A thin strip is sewn across the ceiling from which to suspend objects such as feeders.

The framework of BugDorm-4F2222 insect cage is of lightweight fiberglass and constructed outside the enclosure. There are no places for insects to hide inside the cage.

Reference studies using this series of products:
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Géneau et al. (2013). Biological Control, 66(1), 16-20.
Rouchet et al. (2014). Evolution, 68(6), 1607-1616.
Renkema et al. (2015). Biological Control, 89, 1-10.
Mains et al. (2016). Scientific Reports, 6(1), 1-7.
Jang et al. (2017). Pest Management Science, 73(2), 404-409.
Park et al. (2017). Molecules, 22(7), 1050.
Shaw et al. (2018). Pest Management Science, 74(6), 1466-1471.
Mains et al. (2019). Journal of Medical Entomology, 56(5), 1296-1303.
Hafer‐Hahmann & Vorburge (2020). Ecology Letters, 23(8), 1232-1241.
Nicholas & Nordström (2020). Current Biology, 30(14), 2739-2748.
Goelen et al. (2020). Functional Ecology, 34(2), 507-520.
Krzywinska et al. (2021). Current Biology, 31(5), 1084-1091.
Kancharlapalli et al. (2021). PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 15(10), e0009824.
Li et al. (2021). Nature Communications, 12(1), 1-10.
Arran et al. (2021). Scientific Reports, 11(1), 1-10.
Bimbilé Somda et al. (2022). Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-13.
Mastronikolos et al. (2022). Insects, 13(2), 179.