In regard to Mike's grill assertion (which I think is correct), see

McKenna, D.M., McKenna, K.M., Malcolm, S.B.,Berenbaum, M.R. 2001.
Mortality of Lepidoptera along roadways in central Illinois. J. Lepid.
Soc. 55, 63-68.


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Middle Tennessee State University
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On 6/18/14 1:39 PM, "Michael A. Ivie" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>For insects, the grill on a cross-country truck accumulates more dead
>bugs over its lifetime than any of us kill in a career of collecting.
>What is the ethics of the interstate highway system in this regard?
>However, I would agree to see all bird and mammal collecting stopped as
>long as the funding for those trips was diverted to insect collecting ;-)
>Mike Ivie
>Michael A. Ivie, Ph.D., F.R.E.S.
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