The seasonality and distribution of Neuroptera, Raphidioptera and Mecoptera on oaks in Richmond Park, Surrey, as revealed by insecticide knock-down sampling

@inproceedings{Barnard1986TheSA,
  title={The seasonality and distribution of Neuroptera, Raphidioptera and Mecoptera on oaks in Richmond Park, Surrey, as revealed by insecticide knock-down sampling},
  author={Peter W. C. Barnard and Stephen P. Brooks and Nigel Stork},
  year={1986}
}
Twenty-five species of Mecoptera, Raphidioptera and Neuroptera were collected from oak trees by pyrethroid fogging between April and October, and the seasonality of these species is discussed. A total of over 1500 specimens of adults and larvae were obtained at an average density of about 0·43/m2. Four of the species of Neuroptera are considered to be relatively uncommon in Britain, yet two of these (Sympherobius pellucidus and Nothochrysa capitata) were caught in large numbers. Apparent… CONTINUE READING