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.