Entomology How To Videos

What young person living in Indiana has not spent summer evenings capturing lightning beetles and stuffing them inside glass jars and afterwards lay pondering upon how and why a lightning beetle produces light?



Video 1: A student from Purdue University shows us how to make a magnifying lens to assist in insect identification.



Video 2: A Purdue University student shows us how to pin and spread a Silkworm moth using a spreading board.



Video 3: A student from Purdue University shows us how to spread a Hornworm Moth (Sphingidae).



Video 4: A student from Purdue University shows us how to properly pin and spread a ground beetle.



Video 5: One of the students from Purdue University shows us how to properly spread and pin a damselfly.



Video 6: Dr. Tim Gibb Reinforces the idea of transferring your insects from your net to your kill jar in a safe and effective manner.