The ABC Trap Kit 2 With CO2 (Dry Ice) contents include:
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) invented the ABC Trap, also called the CDC Light Trap, in the 1950s. This lightweight, popular mosquito trap series is battery-powered and uses carbon dioxide (CO2), in the form of dry ice or a CO2 tank, and/or a light source, to attract mosquitoes into the trap. Light Traps are largely used to monitor the overall species mix and population levels within a surveillance network, as well as collect specimens for disease testing. A notable advantage to using Light Traps is their ability to capture a great variety of live mosquito species to use for disease testing along with their proven efficacy in the field.
This kit provides the same capabilities as the ABC Trap Kit 1 with the added feature of being able to use dry ice as an integral source of CO2 for attracting mosquitoes. This kit includes the American Biophysics CO2LID which is an insulated 2 liter container, assembled directly to the top of the trap, with a built-in manifold to provide CO2 at a continuous rate of approximately 500 ml per minute.
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