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Teachers,



Follow these simple steps to preserve your larvae specimens.

1.      Boil the specimen and let them sit in hot water for 1  5 minutes.

a.       Boilng the samples helps preserve their protein structure.

2.      Place the samples in a dram (glass) vial.

3.      Cover the specimens with a 70% ethanol or isopropyl solution.



Using these techniques will enable you to preserve insect specimens for
several years.


-- 
W. Justin Sealy
Area Forestry Teacher
Georgia Department of Education
229.328.8263