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Unformatted text preview: feet down from a branch on an oak tree that sits almost directly in the middle of the yard. Similar floor lamps were augmented with 3 different types of bulbs: an LED bulb, an incandescent bulb, and a compact fluorescent bulb. A floor lamp was placed under each piece of fly tape, and stretched about 6 feet into the air; leaving less than a foot of space between the tape and the bulb for optimum illuminessence. The lights turned on a 9:00 pm, and burned until 12:00am. I decided to run all 3 bulbs in the same night to alle-viate multiple sources of error from the uncertainty of Florida weather during the sum-mer. Results The compact fluorescent bulb responded the most varieties of insects as well as the most volume of insects. Type of Light Amount of Insects Col-lected Compact Fluorescent 15 Incandescent 8 LED 2 Literature Cited Warrant, E. (2011). Vision and visual navigation in nocturnal insects. Annual Review of Entomo-logy , 56...
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- Summer '08
- Incandescent light bulb, incandescent bulb, compact fluorescent bulb, nocturnal insects