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light trap

n
(General Engineering) any mechanical arrangement that allows some form of movement to take place while excluding light, such as a light-proof door or the lips of a film cassette
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"Why, Polly, you are as good as the minister, and so, as I've had my Sunday-morning sermon early to-day, you may go and tell Dinah that I'll be ready for her as the clock strikes ten; but stop -- just step round to butcher Braydon's with my compliments, and ask him if he would lend me his light trap; I know he never uses it on the Sunday, and it would make a wonderful difference to the horse."
I harnessed four horses to a light trap, took Charmian along, and drove for three months and a half over the wildest mountain parts of California and Oregon.
The effect of removal of BSFB infested brinjal shoots and use of light trap was studied for management of this insect pest.
However, because the majority of Strepsiptera are known from light trap by-catch (Green 1902; Meadows 1967; Shepard 1979), similar methods can be used to catch virtually any known crepuscular or nocturnal Strepsiptera.
Phylloicus pulchrus adults were sampled monthly for one year (July 2015 to July 2016) using an UV/fluorescent light trap and aspirators.
The modified light-trapping design we developed, which we call the "Butterfly Light Trap," consists of a ring of small pitfall traps placed around the pool of light cast by three or four lamps suspended on a cluster of tripods (Fig.
Here's a recent example of how this works in food processing facilities: An insect light trap was picking up a lot of small insects in one area of a warehouse.
Various keywords utilized in the search strategy included the following: onchocerciasis, river blindness, human landing catches, sticky traps, light trap, human silhouettes, Esperanza window traps, insect adhesives, and black fly.
They'll strike out again that afternoon, gathering the data that will hopefully explain why various species show up in one light trap but not in another.
traps CDC Gravid Trap Culex quinquefasciatus 3,971 CDC Miniature Light Trap Cx.
In Brazil, Gonodonta species have already been captured by means of a light trap installed in a fragment of the Decidual Seasonal Forest in the municipality of Itaara, RS (VIANA and COSTA, 2001).