Boy's Own Paper,  1 (1879), 150, 151.

Treacles and Palings. Part II  [2/2]

Rev. J G Wood, ma, fls


Essay, Instructions, Serial


Entomology, Collecting, Animal Behaviour, Morality, Natural History

    Describes more aspects of the art of the 'treacler'—the entomologist who is dogged in his pursuit of catching moths and who uses treacle to do so. Advises on the best ways of catching moths and butterflies, stressing the need for 'honour among treaclers' (150). Proceeds to describes the attraction of moths and butterflies to palings and the best ways of catching those that land on them.

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