Rothamsted light trap
|Time-switch control to permit selected period
automatic sampling. Samples are retained in a quickly
detachable killing bottle. Cut-away top plate to allow
higher angle of light (ref. C B Williams, Phil. Trans. R.
Soc. Lond., no.7B, vol. 244, pp 331-378, Nov 1961) can be
provided on request.
Construction and Equipment
- The trap is constructed with or without stand
from materials which are suitably finished to
withstand adverse weather conditions.
- Light traps of the Rothamsted design are supplied
in individual parts for erection on site by the
- All electrical connections are waterproofed and
an optional timer switch is available which can
easily be adjusted for the length of day or
- The light is maintained by a tungsten filament
lamp and is readily removable for replacement.
||Standard bayonet fitting, 200 watt
|Capacity of collecting bottle:
|Overall dimensions of trap:
||56 x 56 x 46 cm (22 x 22 x 18 inches)
|Overall height of trap mounted on stand:
||1.37 m (4'6")
||14.54 kg (32 lb) )
|Nett weight inc. stand:
||50kg (109 lb)
|Gross weight of trap crated ready for
||84 kg (185 lb)
|Packing crate sizes:
||1.12 x 0.86 x 1.32 m (3'8" x 2'10"
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