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1 December 2015 Comparison of Trapping Performance Between the Original BG-Sentinel® Trap and BG-Sentinel 2® Trap
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Recently, the BG-Sentinel® trap (BGS) trap has been reconfigured for increased durability during harsh field conditions. We evaluated the attractiveness of this redesigned trap, BG-Sentinel 2® (BGS2), and its novel granular lure cartridge system relative to the original trap and lure. Granular lures containing different combinations of lactic acid, ammonia, hexanoic acid, and octenol were also evaluated. Lure cartridges with all components except octenol trapped significantly more Aedes albopictus than lures containing octenol. This new granular lure combination and original BG-Lure® system were paired with BGS and BGS2 traps to compare relative attractiveness of the lures and the traps. All evaluations were conducted under field conditions in a suburban neighborhood in northeastern Florida from July to October 2014. Overall, the average numbers of Ae. albopictus collected by BGS or BGS2 were similar regardless of the lure type (i.e., mesh bag versus granules) (P  =  0.56). The functionality and durability of both trap models are discussed.

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Hanayo Arimoto, James F. Harwood, Peter J. Nunn, Alec G. Richardson, Scott Gordon, and Peter J. Obenauer "Comparison of Trapping Performance Between the Original BG-Sentinel® Trap and BG-Sentinel 2® Trap ," Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 31(4), 384-387, (1 December 2015). https://doi.org/10.2987/moco-31-04-384-387.1
Published: 1 December 2015
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