The mini soil emergence trap provides a simple method for collecting insects emerging from soil taken in the field. A soil sample possibly containing insect larvae is placed in the bottom container. Emerging adults will fly or crawl into top collection cup through the vinyl funnel. Nylon screen on top allows good ventilation. Collected adult insects can be remove easily using an aspirator.
NOTE: When assembling, push top collection cup against the inverse funnel until it sits firmly on funnel.
Reference studies using this series of products:Wang et al. (2019). Journal of Taiwan Agricultural Research, 68(3), 254-260.Levesque-Beaudin (2022). Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario, 153.Bangay et al. (2022). European Journal of Entomology, 119(1), 260-271.