Why Use a Mosquito Trap?
Mosquito traps are the best alternative to fogging with insecticides. Mosquito traps provide several benefits, including the following characteristics:
Mosquito traps from Biogents do not use harmful chemicals. Instead, these traps use the BG-Sweetscent, a lactic-acid based formulation that mimics the scent of human skin. This attracts disease-carrying, day-active mosquitoes such as Asian tiger and yellow fever mosquitoes without releasing toxic fumes.
2. Environmentally friendly & Sustainable
Biogents mosquito traps are eco-friendly and harmless for humans, pets and beneficial insects. The combination of stimuli is of no interest to other (beneficial) insects such as butterflies, ladybugs, or dragonflies. No toxic insecticides are used. All of the attractants used that enter the atmosphere from the trap are in amounts similar to those emanated from a human at rest. Therefore, continuous use of the trap is safe for human health and the environment and can decrease the mosquito population on a long-term leading to a sustainable mosquito control
Our soundless traps are discreet and unobtrusive. You won’t have to make adjustments to your daily routine, unlike fumigation services and using mosquito sprays, which temporarily displace you from the area of application.
Frequently Asked Questions
What attracts mosquitoes to humans?
Mosquitoes are most attracted to the carbon dioxide humans exhale. The body heat, perspiration, and skin odor humans emit are also triggers for mosquitoes. This is why Biogents used artificial human odor to develop an irresistible mosquito attractant called BG-Sweetscent, which you can get when you shop for our mosquito control traps. When using the CO2 version of the BG-Mosquitaire trap, CO2 has to be additionally added through a gas bottle.
What species of mosquitoes are the most dangerous?
The most dangerous mosquito species are Anopheles, Aedes, and Culex.
The Aedes species can carry the Zika virus, dengue, and chikungunya fever. The mosquito traps for sale from Biogents, the BG-Mosquitaire and the BG-GAT, specifically target Aedes mosquitoes such as the Asian tiger (Aedes albopictus) and yellow fever (Aedes aegypti) mosquitoes.
Anopheles mosquitoes can transmit Malaria and Culex mosquitoes the West Nile fever. To catch these mosquitoes, Biogents CO2 trap, the BG-Mosquitaire CO2 is the best choice. Using the BG-Mosquitaire CO2 trap for the Aedes can even increase their catch rates.
Are insecticides effective against mosquitoes?
Insecticides act as poison for insects and are a quick, way to get rid of mosquitoes around the yard, but, unfortunately, they are only temporary. Also, recent studies suggest that some mosquito species are developing a resistance to insecticides making the ineffective. Therefore, it is still better to buy a more environmentally-friendly, sustainable, and effective alternative, just like our mosquito traps.
When are mosquitoes most active?
Mosquitoes are most active during the warmer months. Depending on the mosquito species you are bothered by mosquitoes have different activity peaks throughout the day that should be covered with anti-mosquito measurements:
Generally you can say that house mosquitoes are mostly active from 6am- 9am and 4 pm - 11pm
Flood water mosquitoes are mainly active throught 7am - 11pm
The aggressive and day-active tiger mosquitoes are mainly active from 7am - 10pm These are just estimations which can differ from case to case.
Protect Your Property from Mosquitoes
Eco-friendly, easy to use, and highly effective, the mosquito traps from Biogents are the solution to any mosquito swarm problem. Whether you need it for a commercial property or you simply want to keep your family safe from mosquito bites and diseases mosquitoes carry, our mosquito traps have one of the highest catch rates in the market and will get the job done.
We sell mosquito traps which target host-seeking mosquitoes as well as gravid Aedes traps which target egg-laying mosquitoes and function as a low-cost mosquito trap that can complement the mosquito control while preventing hundreds of offspring.
Shop for Biogents mosquito traps today!