Berlese funnel

Ber·​le·​se funnel | \ bər-ˈlā-zē-, -sē- \

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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History and Etymology for Berlese funnel

after Antonio Berlese †1927 Italian entomologist

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“Berlese funnel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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