SUGARING FOR MOTHS

O. S. Westcott
1876 Canadian Entomologist  
The various preparations which have been recommended by different writers seem to be successful enough in attracting nocturnal Lepidoptera, while the poisons employed for quieting them seem to fail in one or more essential particulars. Cyanide of Potassium, whether alone or prepared with Plaster of Paris, does not act with sufficient readiness to prevent strong-bodied moths from fluttering so long as in a great measure to spoil the beauty of their vestiture, while the application of chloroform
more » ... tion of chloroform at night is attended with considerable inconvenience.
doi:10.4039/ent812-1 fatcat:pb75s3kalree5efa2ju3m2h5dm