A new LED lamp for the collection of nocturnal Lepidoptera and a spectral comparison of light-trapping lamps

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Brehm, Gunnar;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
  • Journal: Nota Lepidopterologica (issn: 2367-5365, eissn: 0342-7536)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3897/nl.40.11887
  • Subject: blacklight | sampling | Arthropoda | moths | Lepidoptera | fluorescent tube | insects | Animalia | fluorescent tub | QH301-705.5 | ultraviolet | cold cathode | mercury vapour lamp | Insecta | Biology (General)

Most nocturnal Lepidoptera can be attracted to artificial light sources, particularly to those that emit a high proportion of ultraviolet radiation. Here, I describe a newly developed LED lamp set for the use in the field that is lightweight, handy, robust, and energy e... View more
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