Digital video data—more than 20,000 hours' worth—reveals why cone traps are more effective than bucket traps in capturing palm weevils.
A researcher in Australia sets out to evaluate the various methods for monitoring wild bees and finds that the sweep net outpaces other methods in both the number of bees and number of species collected.
In a look at the state of bee monitoring in the U.S., a group of researchers argue the commonly used bowl trap presents too many drawbacks to effectively study bee abundance and diversity.
A group of researchers gets creative with some simple materials: strips of cardboard, rolled up and tied with string. Affixed to tree trunks or limbs, the "trunk refugia" show promise as a simple and inexpensive tool for sampling tree-dwelling insects and arthropods.