The captured are returned to the hive ship, where some victims are fed upon while others are put into cocoons in semi-conscious states to preserve them for later feeding.
Wraith Darts use a culling beam to transport victims aboard. Foot soldiers use stun rifles to immobilize their prey without damaging them.
Rising, Part 1 - Teyla takes Sheppard into a protected cave and translates the depictions of past Wraith cullings from the walls.
Rising, Part 2 - Three Wraith Darts arrive on Athos for a culling, abducting Teyla and Colonel Sumner, along with others.
Poisoning the Well - The team helps the Hoffans develop a drug that will protect them from future cullings, preventing the Wraith from feeding on them.
Underground - The Genii are shocked to learn that the next Wraith culling could come at any time, as the humans from Earth awoke the Wraith prematurely.