Insect Locator Map - Woods Leaf Litter

In leaf litter and on the ground: Look for springtails, ants, crickets, cockroaches, beetles, especially ground beetles,, weevils, and tiger beetles, and different insect larvae.

Leaf litter can be collected and placed in a Berlese funnel to extract small insects. Larger insects can be seen easily.

Make your own Berlese Funnel.

Pitfall traps can also be used to collect insects crawling on the ground.

View a video on Pitfall Traps.

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