René Edmont Malaise (1892-1978), un personaje famoso por su trampa

María Ángeles Marcos García

Resumen

René Malaise was an Entomologist of the twentieth century who devoted much of his life to the study of Symphyta, a group of Hymenoptera which focused his PhD. However, the contribution for which he is known among the Entomologists, is the invention of a trap to collect flying insects, known as Malaise trap. This invention is at present widely used in entomological studies conducted throughout the world.

Palabras clave

Malaise trap; Fly insect studies; Entomologist

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14198/cdbio.2015.49.01