Tephritidae Trap

Tephritidae trap


New funnel trap for monitoring and containment of fruit fly pests

Russell IPM’s Tephritidae traps have been developed to be highly effective at the trapping of the complete range of fruit fly pests. Its weatherproof casing is designed for all seasons, lasting through several years. There durable traps come with a plastic cover that makes them suitable for outdoors, rainy and dusty environments. They are meant for use with pheromone lures for the monitoring and mass trapping of flying insects, with three enforced openings on the sides of the trap through which the flies can enter but not leave easily.

Benefits of the Tephridae trap

  • Durable and hard-wearing for both indoor and outdoor trapping.
  • Special bright yellow colour attractive to fruit fly species.
  • Robust trap can be used for several seasons.
  • Simple to install and maintain.

Why choose the Tephritidae trap from Russell IPM?

Russell IPM’s Tephritidae trap is designed to make the monitoring of all fruit fly species simple and efficient. There are three small funnel entrances on the sides of the trap that have been designed to maximise insect entry and minimize exits. Accurate and reliable pest monitoring is essential to damage prevention and crops protection. Using a Tephritidae trap in your orchard will ensure that you are alerted to the presence of unwanted pests at an early stage, detecting the insects before they become a major problem and enabling timely and effective treatment.

Simple but effective monitoring

The Tephridae trap can be utilised with both liquid and solid attractant lures in a range of at risk environments including orchards, greenhouses and quarantine and disposal areas to monitor for economically important dipteran pests. The traps can be easily cleaned and reused from season to season, making them a cost-effective solution when compared to other monitoring devices on the market. If fruit fly pests are found within the Tephridae, even at low levels, this can be a clear indicator of a potential infestation to inform future control programmes. Additionally, placing the traps at a higher rate throughout the orchard can enable catch of larger numbers to assist with population management.

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