Archive for February 9th, 2012

What to collect?

Due to their remarkable diversity, insects, mites, and other related groups differ extensively regarding their particular collecting requirements and methods. In the following chapters, we’ll investigate a few of the numerous suggested methods and look at the different equipment employed by collectors. The actual focus is going to be on insects and mites, although a […]


Why start an insect collection?

The phylum Arthropoda, consisting of insects, spiders, mites, as well as their kin, can be without a doubt one of the most effective class of creatures in the world. Insects by itself make up almost 55% of all species recognized by science (Barrowclough 1992).  Spiders, mites and insects occupy just about every terrestrial environment in […]

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