insect survey http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/232/all en North Campus Insect Survey http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/north-campus-insect-survey <div><strong>Survey&nbsp;Fun</strong><br /> &nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/north-campus-insect-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/north-campus-insect-survey#comments Brent Karner Brian Brown Carpenter bee insect survey insects Malaise trap Blog Sat, 23 Apr 2011 06:44:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 635 at http://www.nhm.org/nature New Fly for North Campus http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-fly-north-campus <p><strong>Insect Trapping </strong> <div>To better understand the insect diversity of the North Campus, we've started surveying the insect fauna on the construction site. A few months ago, Dr. Brian Brown, the Museum's Curator of Entomology, set up a Malaise trap. This type of trap is commonly used by entomologists to capture small flying insects, and so far we've collected hundreds! One of the coolest (at least in Brian's opinion, and now mine too) is the Boatman Fly.</div></p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-fly-north-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-fly-north-campus#comments Boatman Fly Brian Brown Flies insect survey insects Blog Wed, 06 Apr 2011 06:47:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 637 at http://www.nhm.org/nature