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pitfall

noun abyss, catch, chasm, danger, dangerous spot, exposure to danger, exposure to harm, fovea, hazard, imminent danger, obstacle, peril, predicament, problem, quagmire, risk, risks, snare, threat, trap
See also: hazard, trap, trouble
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For each monthly transect survey, a data matrix was constructed, in which the abundance of each ant species in each pitfall trap was recorded.
Pitfall #4-Over-engineering is fail-safe engineering
In our study we used three trap clusters, each consisting of a drift fence array with pitfall and funnel traps that were installed along the transition from the upland and marsh habitat (Fig.
According to Voss and Emmons (1996), the principle methods of sampling small mammal communities are: trapping with conventional live traps, arboreal traps, or pitfall traps; undertaking diurnal or nocturnal hunting; performing interviews; placing mist nets at ground level or in the canopy; and locating dens.
However, while the tax benefits are generally well understood, the tax pitfalls are frequently less well known and are potential snares.
Drift fences are frequently used in combination with pitfall traps or funnel traps, alone or in combination.
The second pitfall he avoids is the tendency, seen in so many modern biographers, to inject sex into every topic he can.
Inadequate Market Planning: A major pitfall is developing a marketing plan whose individual elements are not well integrated.
com)-- Newly formed Team PitDice creative team announced today that it is raising funds via a rewards crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to create the pilot episode of a crime-comedy animated television series entitled Pitfall Paradise.
The most common pitfall is capital works not being fully comps leted within the time limit - or to the correct standard.
About 4/5 of them are obtained by the pitfall and 1/5 caught by sweep netting.