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This 1973 photograph depicted a New Jersey-type light trap, which had been hung from a tree branch, and equipped with a timer that was being used for trapping mosquitoes in Colorado, during a field study to determine the presence of vector populations of that region. The purpose of the trap was to attract adult mosquitoes. Proper trap placement is 5 – 6 feet off the ground, 50 - 100 feet from competing light, between breeding sites and populated areas, close to mosquito fogging areas, and with a visibility that should be a full 360°.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1973
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CDC Organization
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