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Quantifying Corticolous Arthropods Using Sticky Traps

Quantifying Corticolous Arthropods Using Sticky Traps

Article DOI: 10.3791/60320-v
January 19th, 2020


Summary January 19th, 2020

We describe a semi-quantitative approach of measuring characteristics of corticolous (bark-dwelling) arthropod communities. We placed commercially manufactured sticky traps on tree boles to estimate abundance, total length (a surrogate to biomass), richness, and Shannon diversity for comparison among tree species.


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