A valuable general handbook on capture methods. The book aims provide to the scientific world and to students a collection of knowledge and experience of the author and other professionals in entomology, related to methods and capture techniques, transfer and preservation of Coleoptera.
This book offers:
1) A brief summary of the physical and structural characteristics of major biomes in the world.
2) lnstructions to collect beetles in every kind of environment such as savannas, forests, deserts, streams, rivers, mountains, caves, beaches, mangroves, dunes, etc.
3) Specific details about all beetle families known until now, in the long chapter IV "Where do they live? What do they eat? How to collect them"
4) A variety of traps chosen according to their effectiveness, and how to make them by yourself.
1. Planning the collection
3. Traps and methods
4. Where do they live?