Sticky panel traps were more than 7 times as effective in collecting stable flies along beaches in NW Florida than previously used box traps. Translucent white was the most effective of 3 tested colors. Stable flies were collected in greater numbers on the leeward side of the traps, and usually the highest concentration collected on any individual trap was along its border.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 1973
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