The effect of light trap height on the numbers of Culicoides midges collected under field conditions in South Africa.

@article{Venter2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of light trap height on the numbers of Culicoides midges collected under field conditions in South Africa.},
  author={Gert Johannes Venter and K G Hermanides and Solomon N B Boikanyo and Daphney Majatladi and Liesl Morey},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2009},
  volume={166 3-4},
  pages={343-5}
}
Onderstepoort 220 V suction light traps were operated at four sites at the ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute to collect Culicoides midges (Diptera; Ceratopogonidae) at 0.6, 1.4, 2.2 and 2.8 m above ground level. Trap heights at these four sites were alternated in three replicates of a 4 x 4 randomized Latin square design. Culicoides midges belonging to 20 species were collected in 48 collections made from 15 to 30 September 2008. The two most abundant Culicoides species to be collected… CONTINUE READING

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