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Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Removal Trapping & Biting Arthropod Control

Removal trapping of Culicoides sandflies. A carbon dioxide/octenol-based trapping system designed to attract and kill sandflies is being field-tested in the FMEL salt marsh to evaluate its potential for localized Culicoides control.

map of trap sites

Schematic of the study site indicating the location of the eight test traps and the three control traps.

Contact: J. Day