Definition of Berlese funnel
: an apparatus that separates and preserves small insects found in ground litter and consists of a sieve placed over a funnel connected at the bottom to a preserving bottle
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Origin and Etymology of berlese funnel
after Antonio Berlese †1927 Italian entomologist
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