*Communicated by C. J. Orton
A VACUUM ASPIRATION APPARATUS FOR THE EFFICIENT COLLECTION OF ANTS
Article first published online: 31 MAR 2007
Australian Journal of Entomology
Volume 21, Issue 4, pages 303–305, November 1982
How to Cite
Brophy, J. J., Nelson, D. and Paille, R. R. (1982), A VACUUM ASPIRATION APPARATUS FOR THE EFFICIENT COLLECTION OF ANTS. Australian Journal of Entomology, 21: 303–305. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.1982.tb01823.x
- Issue published online: 31 MAR 2007
- Article first published online: 31 MAR 2007
- Manuscript received 21 May 1981. Revised 1 October 1981.
A vacuum aspiration apparatus has been constructed to enable rapid field collection of crawling insects, particularly ants. The vacuum is produced by a hand operated bellows and the insects are collected directly into standard size sample tubes.