Complete instructional unit for secondary level students or beginning collectors. The kit contains all the fundamental equipment needed to collect, prepare and maintain specimens of most orders of insects. It includes:
Collecting net, 12" diameter, aerial bag, 18" hardwood handle
2 collecting jars, 4 oz., with plaster poured bottoms
Insect killing fluid, ethyl acetate, in 1 oz. plastic bottle, for collecting
50 glassine envelopes, 2-3/4 x 4-1/4" (70 x 108 mm)
Folding magnifier, 3X, with plastic case
Forceps, spade tip, stainless steel
Spreading board, 12" (305 mm), soft plastic pinning surfaces,
varied center groove
Insect pins, size 4, pack of 100
Pinning block, hardwood, three-step style
100 blank labels, black borders, 7/8 x 1/2"
Label pen, permanent ink, fine line, .3 mm
Fiberboard insect box, polyethylene foam pinning bottom,
9 x 13 x 2-1/2" (23 x 33 x 6.4 cm)
Illustrated instruction booklet, How to Make an Insect Collection, 32 pages
Butterfly specimens not included
* Please note: Ethyl acetate is flammable. For international orders, this item will be removed from the kit due to shipping regulations. Within the US this item can only be shipped by UPS or FedEx ground service.
This product can expose you to Dichlorvos
, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer
. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.