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Vented propane combustion chamber for insect attractant engine
11/06/14 - 20140325893 - A vented combustion chamber for an insect attractant engine is provided for a flying insect trapping device of the type that relies upon combustion of a fuel to generate a flow of carbon dioxide to attract flying insects. The combustion chamber, which is generally tubular and horizontally oriented in operation,...

Pest control system, pest control method and pest control program
10/23/14 - 20140311014 - Provided are a pest control system, a pest control method and a pest control program which can destroy pests from agriculture with no harmful effects to other useful organisms, crops and humans as no pesticides are used. The pest control system comprises; a detection beam emitter for emitting a detection...

Device for controlling insects
10/16/14 - 20140305027 - An insect trapping device includes an enclosure defining a trapping space having a bottom wall with a patterned surface, the pattern dividing the bottom wall's inner surface into a plurality of polygonal surface elements, and having openings formed in side wall thereof of a size permitting entry of the insects...

Method and system for controlling and eliminating pests
09/25/14 - 20140283435 - The invention comprises a plurality of traps fitted with data processing means, arranged in a given coverage area, said traps comprising specific traps for rodents, specific traps for flying insects and specific traps for crawling insects. The data processing means include animal presence sensors, means for processing the information provided...

Mosquito control device using durable coating embedded pesticides
09/18/14 - 20140259876 - Dual action lethal containers, systems and methods and novel compositions and formulas which are used to kill mosquitoes and their larvae. Generally pyramid shaped containers can have combined interior larvacidal and adultacidal coatings above and below a side opening in the container. A removable inclined grate cap can also allow...

Insect trap release mechanism
09/18/14 - 20140259877 - A pest trap, such as for flies, includes a disposable bag with a lure therein, and a sealing mechanism set at or near the top of the bag. The sealing mechanism engages with a removable top, which covers a canister. The bag with sealing mechanism is connected to the top,...

Methods and apparatus for surveillance and control of insect vectors
08/14/14 - 20140223802 - Improved devices for the capture, detection, or quantification of insect vectors such as gravid female insects, are provided. The devices include surface coloration, design, and dimension that improved their ability to attract and/or capture target insect vectors. The traps are used in process for detection or control of insect vectors...

Attraction device, insect-capturing apparatus and insect-capturing method
08/14/14 - 20140223803 - By plates (31, 32) having different colors, an edge is formed in the vertical direction along the boundary between the plates (31, 32). Further, as materials of the plates (31, 32), a material which primarily transmits ultraviolet light having a wavelength of about 370 nm and a material which primarily...

Apparatus to block pest mobility and locomotion
08/07/14 - 20140215897 - An apparatus (10) that blocks the mobility and/or locomotion of insects by ensnaring the appendages of insects in a fiber (20) pattern....

Bedbug detection, monitoring and control techniques
05/08/14 - 20140123542 - One nonlimiting variation of a detection arrangement includes one or more sensors each structured to detect at least one biochemical substance indicative of biochemistry of one or more target insect species and provide a corresponding sensor signal, a controller responsive to the sensor signal of each of the one or...

Wi-fi enabled insect trapping apparatus
03/20/14 - 20140075824 - A Wi-Fi enabled flying insect trapping device is provided that is able to wirelessly communicate information to, and receive commands and inquiries from, a remote device....

Insect trap apparatuses and methods of using the same
02/27/14 - 20140053452 - The present invention relates to trap apparatuses for trapping insects therein. Specifically, the trap apparatuses comprise a conically-shaped passage leading to a holding reservoir for holding the insects therein. Flanges may be disposed at the bottom of the conically-shaped passage portion for securing the same over or otherwise in proximity...

Flat folding insect trapping stick
01/02/14 - 20140000151 - A flat folding insect trapping stick solves the issues of conventional insect trapping sticks that require a large amount of storage and retail shelf space. The flat folding insect trapping stick can collapse to remove the dead air in the packaging of the product, resulting in a product that not...

Method and apparatus for capturing and time-sorting insects
12/26/13 - 20130340319 - A method and apparatus for capturing and time-sorting insects is provided. The apparatus comprises a receiving unit configured to serve as an entrance for the one or more insects; and facilitate trapping of the one or more insects. The apparatus further comprises a collecting unit comprising a plurality of containers...

Apparatus and method for generating carbon dioxide as an attractant for biting arthropods
11/07/13 - 20130291427 - Disclosed and claimed herein is a device and method for generating carbon dioxide as an attractant for biting arthropods in combination with a trap, comprising: a reaction chamber charged with an aqueous acid solution when in use; a gas outlet from the reaction chamber connecting between the reaction chamber and...

Floating pitfall trap
10/31/13 - 20130283670 - A floating aquatic pitfall trap system is disclosed for long-term monitoring of hydro- and hygrophilous insects, including for example biological control agents associated with aquatic vegetation....

Flying insect trap
08/22/13 - 20130212926 - The present invention relates to fly and insect traps and more particularly to a trap capable of suctionally engaging a substantially flat non-porous surface that selectively traps insects. The trap is preferably constructed from a top vessel member, a bottom vessel member and a hollow frustum providing point of entry...

Essential oils and their compounds as stink bug repellents
05/02/13 - 20130104445 - Provided herein are essential oils and synthetic compounds, and combinations thereof, as repellent compositions for repelling insects, such as members of the Pentatomoidea superfamily, the Superfamily Coreoidea, and the family Miridae, commonly referred to as stink bugs/shield bugs, squash bugs and plant bugs, respectively. Controlled release devices comprising these repellent...

Portable fly catcher
04/25/13 - 20130097917 - The Portable Fly Catcher is a new invention and is also an improvement on previous inventions that have the same claim. The unique design lends itself to the portability of the invention and the ease of use. It is designed to catch the fly or insect by luring it into...

Insect trap
04/25/13 - 20130097918 - The invention provides an insect trap including a housing having located therein a gas bottle or container, one or more modulators having a viscous medium to produce a pulsed flow of gas and a capillary tube interconnecting the gas bottle or container and a respective modulator; a conduit assembly interconnecting...

Mosquito trap
03/21/13 - 20130067795 - A mosquito trap includes a container having an open end and a composition positioned in the container. The composition comprises at least one active agent. The mosquito trap also includes an enclosure protruding above the open end of the container. The enclosure includes an opening to access an interior of...

System for trapping flying insects with attractant lures
01/31/13 - 20130025183 - The present application discloses a system for trapping flying insects, a first chemical lure such as lactic acid, a salt of lactic acid, or combinations thereof, and a second chemical lure comprising a source of ammonia. The lures may be employed in particular geometric shapes contained in specifically designed housing...

Small hive beetle trap attachment for bee hives
01/24/13 - 20130019518 - A beetle trap attachment for bee hives may include a body, a bait chamber attached to the body, an oil reservoir disposed adjacent to the bait chamber attached to the body, at least one spring action arm attached to the body and disposed outwardly from the body configured for attaching...

Methods of monitoring and controlling the walnut twig beetle, pityophthorus juglandis
01/17/13 - 20130014428 - Disclosed are methods which include exposing a beetle of the species Pityophthorus juglandis and/or treating surfaces susceptible to infestation by the species or to infection by Geosmithia morbida with compositions including one or more semiochemicals capable of being produced by Pityophthorus juglandis. The semiochemicals can be 3-methyl-2-buten-1-ol, conophthorin or chalcogran....

Window fly trap
12/27/12 - 20120324779 - This invention relates to fly traps and specifically a window mounted fly trap which allows flies to enter from below or above and which has an internal barrier to prevent passage upward or downward through the trap. A window mounted fly trap comprising: (a) a frame for mounting to a...

Insect monitoring system
12/27/12 - 20120324780 - Generally, an insect monitor which delivers an insect attractant in the form of one or more gases proximate an enclosure in concentration effective to attract insects to an insect trap within the enclosure to monitor an area for insects. Specifically, an insect monitor which delivers a mixture of gases produced...

Flying insect attraction station
12/20/12 - 20120317868 - A flying insect station for attracting and killing insects on the exterior and interior of a structure is disclosed. The flying insect station includes features for attracting and killing files within a shortened window of time, preferably within one hour. The station includes in one aspect a surface being substantially...

Flying pest trap
12/13/12 - 20120311919 - Disclosed embodiments are directed towards providing a flying pest trap. Exemplary embodiments may include a bowl having an “island” feature positioned such that a “moat” is created within the bowl. In some embodiments, a bait holding mechanism may extend perpendicularly upward from the island feature. In other embodiments, bait holding...

Method for reducing the ability of insects to adhere to surfaces
07/26/12 - 20120186136 - A method for rendering a surface nonadhesive to insects is described. The method may include providing a surface, wherein the surface is desired to be nonadhesive to an insect having a foot contact structure, and creating or otherwise applying to or on the surface, features that are commensurate in size...

Re-usable bag trap for insects
06/21/12 - 20120151821 - This invention relates to traps for flying insects, and in particular, relates to a self-supporting and re-usable trap for wasps, yellowjackets and flies. A trap for insects comprising a bag having a first generally flat collapsed configuration for storage and a second expanded configuration for operation thereby forming an internal...

Flying insect trap with attractant ports
06/21/12 - 20120151822 - An insect trap (100) includes an entrapment chamber (110) with an entry structure (140) over one open end. The entry structure includes (i) a lid (142) with a central aperture (144) and one or more peripheral apertures (146); (ii) a tapered guide (150) on one side of the lid, and...

Affix-a-tick tick trap
05/24/12 - 20120124888 - A tick trap comprising of a thin wire placed into the ground with a sticky surface to trap ticks and a plastic sheath protecting wire with an attractant placed within the tip to attract ticks to the trap....

Fungi for odor control
05/24/12 - 20120124889 - The present invention is directed to a composition and method thereof for reducing or eliminating malodors produced by decaying arthropod cadavers comprising an effective amount of one or more entomopathogenic fungi. The invention provides a novel way to eliminate the malodors stemming from pest control methods as traps and chemical...

Mosquito trap
05/10/12 - 20120110892 - The present disclosure provides a mosquito trap which includes a mosquito trap enclosure having at least one sidewall and an interior space within the enclosure. A combination of water and biomass which is attractive to mosquitoes is located within the enclosure interior space. The trap also includes at least one...

Insect infestation reduction method
04/26/12 - 20120096759 - A method of preventing infestation of a bed by creeping insects; said method including the application of a barrier to the legs of said bed; said barrier comprising a disc or layer of material inimical to at least a selection of said creeping insects; said disc or layer interposed between...

Pest control apparatus and system having an electromagnetic attracting or repelling device and housing therefor
04/12/12 - 20120085020 - A transmitting device for use in a pest control station has an antenna and a housing sealingly enclosing the antenna therein....

Insect catching method and apparatus
03/08/12 - 20120055073 - The best results are produced by approaching the insect 13 with the open end of inner tube 10B of the apparatus pointing towards the insect 13, from a distance which does not frighten the insect into flying or crawling away, such that the positive airflow indicated by the arrows A...

Attractant compositions for weevils of the genus otiorhynchus and uses thereof
12/15/11 - 20110302823 - The present invention relates to formulations of volatile organic compounds having effects on Otiorhynchus weevils e.g., Otiorhynchus sulcatus. In some embodiments, volatile organic compounds selected from (E)-2-hexenol, (Z)-2-pentenol, methyl eugenol and a combination thereof are effective for attracting Otiorhynchus weevils. The invention also relates to traps and particularly to a...

Insect pest-controlling apparatus
12/08/11 - 20110296740 - An insect pest-controlling apparatus (1) includes a light-reflecting attraction unit (4) that reflects sunlight and a trap (6) to trap insects attracted to light reflected by the light-reflecting attraction unit (4). The light-reflecting attraction unit (4) is a reflector whose reflectance of 220 to 390 nm light wavelength components is...

Insect trap
11/24/11 - 20110283597 - The invention resides in an insect trap (10) comprising a housing (14) which has one or more access apertures (19) to permit entry of insects into a hollow interior (19B) of the housing (14) and a catchment tank (20) located below the one or more access apertures (19) for trapping...

Vented propane combustion chamber for insect attractant engine
11/24/11 - 20110283598 - A vented combustion chamber for an insect attractant engine is provided for a flying insect trapping device of the type that relies upon combustion of a fuel to generate a flow of carbon dioxide to attract flying insects. The combustion chamber, which is generally tubular and horizontally oriented in operation,...

Shoo fly sun catcher
09/15/11 - 20110219664 - A decorative pest deterrent device that utilizes light refraction through a volume of liquid to repel nearby insects. A clear, elastic container is suspended from a decorative frame using one or a plurality of hooks. The container is filled with a liquid, preferably water, and refracts incoming light to confuse...

Insect trap
09/01/11 - 20110209384 - An insect trap top 1 for mounting on a container 10 with a protrusion. The insect trap top 1 comprises at least one entrapment element 5 for entrapping an insect, at least one fastening element 2 for connecting the insect trap top 1 with the container 10. The at least...

Modulator
07/14/11 - 20110167711 - A modulator (10, 10A) for changing a constant flow of gas to a pulsed or intermittent flow of gas, said modulator (10, 10A) including a housing component (11) and an insertion tube (15) for insertion into a hollow interior (16) of the housing component (11) wherein after insertion of the...

Insect trap
06/16/11 - 20110138678 - The invention relates to an insect trap (10), which mimics certain characteristics of a mammal and comprises a housing comprising a base (22) and a cover (24). The pad generates an infrared heat source (14) and can also generate water vapour (16). The trap has an insect retention surface (18)...

Device for capturing insects
04/21/11 - 20110088309 - In one aspect, a device for capturing at least one living subject is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device has a housing means with a body portion defined between a first end and a second end and forming a bore inside along the longitudinal axis. An airflow generation means and...

Trap for insects
04/07/11 - 20110078941 - An insect trap, particularly for roaches. The insect trap consists of a standard normally fluid containing container. An insect trap is inserted into an opening of the container. The insect trap is made of a cylindrical clear plastic container and has a multiplicity of holes in its wall to enhance...

Insect trap
03/31/11 - 20110072710 - An insect trap comprises a base including a shaped hollow body to define a capture space. The body has an access opening. A cover is selectively receivable on the base at the access opening to enclose the capture space. The cover includes a plurality of tunnels for entry of insects...

Multi-species insect trap with separated plumes
03/24/11 - 20110067293 - An insect trap for targeting multiple species with an entrapment chamber having an entry structure attached to one end of the entrapment chamber and a lower lid closing a second end. The entry structure is configured to generate a first attractant plume, and includes an annular lid, a tapered guide,...

Counterflow insect trap
03/10/11 - 20110056118 - A device for attracting and capturing or otherwise disabling insects includes a fan mechanism structured and arranged to provide an outflow of air out of the device to atmosphere, and to draw an inflow directed counter the outflow from atmosphere into the device, the outflow being substantially within the inflow...

Method for combined application of two substances for simultaneous prevention and monitoring of differing types of pest
01/27/11 - 20110016770 - The idea of the combination trap is to enable an apiarist to simultaneously control two bee pests in a single operation. In places where one of the pests does not yet occur, the trap serves in monitoring and prevention. The trap comprises a mechanically simple apparatus and two active substances....

Flying insect trapping apparatus
11/04/10 - 20100275505 - A flying insect trapping apparatus is provided that is capable of attracting and trapping flying insects such as flies or wasps very well and moreover without giving a user an unpleasant feeling. The flying insect trapping apparatus comprises an attractive and inductive member having a vertical surface portion, an entry...

Carpenter bee traps
10/28/10 - 20100269402 - A carpenter bee trap having at least one entrance hole, at least one plenum section connecting the at least one entrance hole to at least one receptacle adapter coupling, and least one removable receptacle attached to at least one receptacle adapter coupling, the at least one removable receptacle made of...

Prism traps for fruit and vegetable insects-pests
09/30/10 - 20100242339 - A trap for collecting insects and pests is formed in a triangular prism shape. The triangular prism shaped trap is formed from a rectangular plate that is divided into three sections, the rectangular plate being bent into the triangular prism shape. A rectangular cavity that protrudes inward into the trap...

Apparatus and method of mosquito control
09/16/10 - 20100229458 - A mosquito control trap taking advantage of the normal stages of development for a mosquito. The trap including stagnant water trapped within a container by a weeping platform floating on top of the water. A series of holes in the weeping platform provide exposure of the water to form brood...

Device for catching insects
08/26/10 - 20100212211 - The invention relates to a device (1) for catching insects, comprising an attracting plane (4) for attracting the insects to be caught, comprising an opening (6) which is arranged in the attracting plane and through which the insects can enter the device (1), wherein. the opening is adjoined by a...

Easily disassembled navel orangeworm egg trap apparatus
06/24/10 - 20100154289 - An easily disassembled navel orangeworm egg trap apparatus which facilitates easy cleaning, inspection, maintenance, reloading, and repair. One or more embodiments of the invention enable orchard workers in the field to easily disassemble a navel orangeworm egg trap for cleaning, inspection, and repair. In one or more embodiments of the...

Trap for catching woodland, garden and agricultural insect pests and method for trapping and storing woodland, garden and agricultural insect pests
06/10/10 - 20100139151 - A trap for catching woodland, garden, and agricultural insect pests, consisting of a catching part (37) with an outlet opening, and a container (31) for storing caught pests, has a device for separating the captured pests from water and small debris. The device for separating the captured pests from water...

Attractant compositions and method for attracting biting insects
05/13/10 - 20100115825 - 1,5-octadien-3-ol is an attractant for biting insects, particularly mosquitoes and may be used alone or with other attractants....

Container for capturing mosquito larvae
04/08/10 - 20100083562 - The present invention is a container for capturing mosquito larvae comprising: a water container (8) in which natural water can be pooled; an open-top concave induction pipe (1) which is to be intruded into the water container (8); a passage opening (4) formed in the lower part of the concave...

Flying insect trap
03/25/10 - 20100071254 - The present invention is directed towards an improved flying insect trap, in the form of a housing and internal disposable portion. In one embodiment, the exterior portion comprises roof and body panels which are manufactured from a poster board paper stock that is printed on opposing sides with contrasting colors....

Infestation tester for small insects
03/25/10 - 20100071255 - An insect infestation-blocking filter 300 is inserted into a main punctured container 400 with means to create gap thereunder. Filter 300 is placed on bottom 405 thereof to secure the main container's drain holes 406. An extra punctured container 200 with means to create gap thereunder is then stacked into...

Rnai for the control of insects and arachnids
01/21/10 - 20100011654 - The present invention describes a new non-compound based approach for insect and/or arachnid control. The present inventors have identified for the first time novel targets for RNAi, which can effectively control insect and/or arachnid pest populations. Accordingly, the invention provides both nucleotide and amino acid sequences for the novel targets....

Ectoparasite diagnostic apparatus and method of use thereof
12/24/09 - 20090313881 - An ectoparasite diagnostic apparatus comprising a vacuum motor, a microscope, a display, a non-flexible pivoting door and a containment chamber, wherein the microscope is in electrical communication with the display. The ectoparasite diagnostic apparatus provides a method of capturing live ectoparasites for observation removing live ectoparasites from a subject animal,...

Apparatus for and method of maximizing attraction of mosquitoes
04/23/09 - 20090100742 - d) weighing the amount of liquid attractant left in the enclosed vial to ascertain the amount of vaporous attractant emitted in the plume to ascertain the number of mosquitoes attracted per amount of attractant....