Food moth trap – Maxi 70 m²
Natural and ecological solution to get rid of food moths in your home. This XXL format trap detects and attracts male moths to prevent reproduction and this, up to 70 m² of surface. The moths are thus decimated! 2 traps 20 x 18 cm
Fight food moths naturally
If it is not dangerous, the food moth is a real parasite. A female can lay up to 200 eggs which hatch in just 3 to 4 days. They delight in flour, cereals, rice, pasta etc. In short, of all the dry foods you can store in your pantry. They are even able to pierce thin packaging.
Now say goodbye to food moths in your home. This large-format trap is an ecological and effective way to prevent and control infestation by food moths in storage and processing areas.
Principle of operation
The operation of this trap without insecticide is very simple: it uses the very fine sense of smell of insects to attract them to a sticky surface. The pheromone (hormone secreted by the female) incorporated into the glue will attract the male moths which remain stuck on the leaf. Without the male individual, reproduction is halted. This principle is widely used in organic farming for the protection of orchards against butterflies which cause worms in fruit.
Advantages of this food moth trap
+ 100% natural and ecological components (without insecticide), certified raw materials
+ The quantity of moths trapped measures the degree of infestation,
+ Stops reproduction,
+ Duration of action of 6 to 10 weeks
+ Field of action: 70 m²
+ Harmless to humans and pets.
Remove the protective film to activate the trap. To be placed or hung in exposed places: pantry, cupboards, food storage places (including for animals), proximity to cereals, dried fruits, etc... You will be surprised at the quantity of moths trapped.
The effectiveness of the trap lasts 6 to 10 weeks, depending on temperature, air movement and its dust load. It will then need to be replaced. Do not place near an open window, or in a draught, or in the sun. The surface coated with glue must be easily accessible to moths and preferably placed horizontally. Experiment to find the right spot. If it's very hot, you risk attracting moths from the outside. Therefore, it is preferable to provide mosquito nets at the ventilation windows.
It is advisable to use the trap throughout the year, as certain factors can accelerate the development of pests (storage in heated places, imported materials, etc.). Unused traps can be stored for up to 1.5 years in a dry, dark place (ideally in the refrigerator).
How to spot the food moth ?
Penn'Ty Bio tips against the food moth
- Equip your windows and possibly your doors with mosquito nets to prevent an invasion from the outside.
- Regularly check your cereals and dried fruits and store them in airtight containers.
- Immediately discard any food containing traces of cocoons or insects.
- Check gaps, cracks, back sides of cupboards, false ceilings and false floors, etc.
Pheromones (sex hormones), strips of cardboard soaked in an adhesive substance, protective film.
2 traps - format 20 x 18 cm.
Want to know more about the food moth ?
To learn more about the food moth, do not hesitate to consult our complete file on this insect.
Learn more about the Aries brand
A company committed for more than 30 years that offers anti-insect solutions formulated from active ingredients used in organic farming.
A responsible company : Aries is CSE certified (Certified Sustainable Economy). This certification implies strict specifications at the product level, but also at the level of the socio-ecological behavior of the company.
Certified products : Nature Care Product is an ecological label that certifies everyday consumer products. This certification controls the choice of raw materials according to a positive list of ingredients and ensures that the manufacturing process is respectful of the environment.
Controlled ingredients : In order to best respect humans and their environment, Aries excludes from its formulations ingredients commonly used in conventional anti-insect solutions: PBO, DEET, synthetic active ingredients. To ensure optimum performance of all the products in the range, Aries uses high concentrations of plant-based active ingredients which guarantee the expected effectiveness.
- Types of insects
- Flying insects
- Ready to use
- Mode of application
- Treatment against
- Food moth
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