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Old June 23rd, 2009, 10:36 AM   #1
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Filming a moth trapping session?

I'm lucky enough to be going out to do some moth trapping over the next few weeks, using a static trap with a 125w mercury vapour lamp.
I just wondered if anyone has done something similar, and whether there's any good tips or techniques? Any help greatly appreciated!
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Old June 23rd, 2009, 12:49 PM   #2
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Hi Rob. A really good attractant for moths is a mixture of stale beer and molasses. Paint it on a tree trunk and wait. It's often even more effective if you place a white cloth with a UV light shining on it nearby. Good luck. Can't wait to see what you come up with.
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