Mosquitoes and flies...

Doug Yanega dyanega at
Mon Feb 21 12:40:20 EST 2000

>- A mosquito robot that attracts the mosquito into a little cage using
>sound, smell, heat, carbon monoxide, gorgonzola or whatever really
>attracts them and then kills them. Has anybody invented such a beast? If
>not, why not? has such a beast - it can kill over 7000
mosquitoes in a single night, with almost zero incidental bycatch of other
insects. Most efficient mosquito trap on the market (no need to keep
recharging it with dry ice every day).


Doug Yanega        Dept. of Entomology         Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California - Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521
phone: (909) 787-4315 (standard disclaimer: opinions are mine, not UCR's)
  "There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness
        is the true method" - Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chap. 82

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