A hand-operated aspirator for collecting springtails (Collembola) and other small arthropods

  • Christopher Seng-Hong LimEmail author
  • Siew-Lin Lim
Scientific Note


A new aspirator is proposed for the collection of springtails (Collembola) and other small arthropods. It is hand operated, safe and efficient to use.

Key words

Collembola springtails arthropods collecting methods aspirator 


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© ICIPE 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.K B Lim Skin Clinic Pte LtdGleneagles Medical CentreSingapore
  2. 2.Department of PaediatricsWollongong HospitalWollongongAustralia

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