Title

Increasing horse fly (Diptera: Tabanidae) catch in canopy traps by reducing ultraviolet light reflectance.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-1991

Abstract

Application of UV Killer, a commercially available product which reduced ultraviolet reflectance from cloth fabrics, increased the catch of tabanids in canopy traps by 24% and in CO2-baited traps by 30%. Catch decreased as ultraviolet reflectance increased during the experiment.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Journal of medical entomology

First Page

874

Last Page

877

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