Studies

  • New Study in France Uses 7 H-Traps to Collect Tabanids

    New Study in France Uses 7 H-Traps to Collect Tabanids

    The H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Trap System continues to be the first choice amongst  researchers studying tabanids (aka horse flies) around the world.   A newly published study entitled “Seasonal abundance of Tabanidae (Diptera) on a farm in southern France” recently appeared in the scientific publication,  Agriculture and Natural Resources (54 (2020) 158-164).  The authors Azza ... Read more
  • 2 Research Studies Find the H-Trap the Best Monitoring Trap

    2 Research Studies Find the H-Trap the Best Monitoring Trap

    The news is out!  The Bite-Lite H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Trap has been vetted by researchers as the “best monitoring trap” for catching tabanids during  studies conducted in Florida and North Carolina in 2014 and 2015, respectively.   Researchers also found the H-Trap the most wind stable compared to other commercial and government surveillance traps used ... Read more
  • New Bite-Lite Fly Lure Proven Effective in MA and TX Testing

    New Bite-Lite Fly Lure Proven Effective in MA and TX Testing

    Bite-Lite’s Biting Insect Lure came on the market in 2018 following testing in Massachusetts and Texas.    Our research has shown that our new biting insect lure has been proven to catch more biting insects when used in conjunction with the H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Control System.     Bite-Lite had two tests performed in 2017 to ... Read more
  • Comparison of Adult Horse Fly Collections in Massachusetts (2016)

    Comparison of Adult Horse Fly Collections in Massachusetts (2016)

    Bite-Lite continued testing the efficacy of the H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Control System in Cape Cod this July, 2016.   This summer was the third in a row in which the  Cape Cod Mosquito Control District and its division, the Cape Cod Greenhead Fly Control Project, tested our H-Traps under the watchful eyes of Gabrielle Sakolsky-Hoopes ... Read more
  • Comparison of Adult Horse Fly Collections  in Massachusetts (2015)

    Comparison of Adult Horse Fly Collections in Massachusetts (2015)

    In the summer of 2015, the Cape Cod Greenhead Fly Control Project, a division of the Mosquito Control District, compared the efficacy of the standard Cape Blue Box trap with the H-Trap horse fly control system for the collection of Tabanids. Both the H-Trap horse fly control system and the Blue Box were baited with ... Read more
  • Comparison of Adult Tabanidae (Horse Fly) Collections at a Wildlife Refuge Near a Horse Boarding Facility in Cedar Key, Florida

    Comparison of Adult Tabanidae (Horse Fly) Collections at a Wildlife Refuge Near a Horse Boarding Facility in Cedar Key, Florida

    The United States Department of Agriculture conducted testing in the summer of 2014, comparing horse fly collections from two commercial traps, the H-Trap and the HorsePal, and one standard surveillance trap, the NZI, in a wildlife refuge that was near a horse boarding farm in Cedar Key, FL. Researchers set up these three different style ... Read more