Pheromone traps

Pheromone traps

  • These are special attractive traps for flying insects.
  • male moths detect hormones with antennae.
  • Synthetic sex pheromones are used in these traps and used as lures.

Types of pheromone traps.

  1. Wing traps- very popular and suitable for larger moths – armyworm, cutworm
  2. Delta traps- suitable for small moths – diamondback moth, looper.
  3. Stink bug traps
  4. Mass trapping kits