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pitfall

a trap in the form of a concealed pit, designed to catch men or wild animals
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The pitfall traps enables to find out 12 orders where one notes the absence of Neuroptera and Dermaptera.
Also, the fact that the difference between days with and without wings was significant for the experimental fence but not significant for the control fence suggests that our method did improve the rate of capture of the pitfall traps.
The available literature suggests some variable features in the pitfalls structure and array that can possibly influence their success, such as: bucket sizes (UMETSU et al.
The pitfall traps were partially filled with a mixture of 90% ethanol (70%) and monoethylene glycol (30%) and operated for seven days.
Any time that the traps were not being checked, lids were placed tightly over the tops of the pitfall traps and the funnel traps were removed from the fence.
During the construction of the pitfall trap lines, we tried to make as little impact as possible in the area.
A novice may be unaware of the pitfall that the software does not adequately address and may unknowingly file an inaccurate tax return.
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The pitfall also adds costs and time to the process of searching for talent.
Depending on the presence of water in the pitfall and the frequency that the traps are checked, this trap also may kill the mammals via drowning, starvation, or cannibalism (7).
For Hugo, the pitfall of the elite programs is that students get so caught up in planning their futures that they miss much of their youth.