Carbon Dioxide Tick Trap


Carbon dioxide-baited trap used to monitor tick populations.

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  • The carbon dioxide-baited trap is another surveillance tool used to monitor tick populations
  • Dry ice is placed in a trap where it will emit carbon dioxide
  • Ticks use their sensitivity to CO2 to detect host animals, so they move to dry ice trap, where they are collected on two-sided tape or another adhesive placed on the collection cloth
  • The Bullseye C02 trap is designed to hold over 4kg (9 pounds) of dry ice
  • Unit has thick walled insulated containers to extend the time carbon dioxide emitted
  • Strategically placed exit holes to ensure even discharge of carbon dioxide
  • Ships with one tick monitoring cloth
  • Each unit comes with directions and can be used in scientific studies or residential property monitoring