Do bug zappers kill zancudos?

Do bug zappers kill zancudos?

One nights catch, although we are having an exceptionally bad year due to the Dec. and January rains.

The key to using these is to put them away from the house, the manufacturer recommends 25 feet. The light attracts them and the grid kills a percentage of them, so having it away from the house gets the zancudos away from the house. Also get rid of any white exterior lights so the bug light does not have any competition.

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Are you sure?

Are they really all mosquitos?

I'm sorry Mizz Mosquito

But Mozzy was burned beyond recognition.....all we found were these...........(wait for it)



Alternatively, you can set up the contraption inside your home, buy a case of beer and treat yourself to hours of pyrotechnical entertainment from the comfort of your own sofa.

more fun yet

when you see your dogs gathering below the zapper with anticipation you can watch them eat the roasted grasshoppers.

``Socialism works fine until you run out of other peoples` money``

Margaret Thatcher

I thought

the dead bugs fell off and into a pan. Do you need to clean that often?

1st Capt. Ron

(Title by Miskito Alan)

many fall off

for the rest unplug the machine and clean them off with a pencil or brush. In this case it would be daily because there are so many.

``Socialism works fine until you run out of other peoples` money``

Margaret Thatcher

Where's the photo from?

I'm guessing it's from a farm property, or a small village.


from the far edge of Esteli, with farms (guinea grass and cattle) next door. Lots of breeding habitat on the farms and public properties, then they head our way. This was a particularly huge crop of zancudos, The night before looked like something out of an old Hitchcock movie. Normally this time of year there are few.

When you clean them off the machine they are light and fluffy, like freeze-dried food. The machine will kill whatever insect flies toward the light and touches the electric grid. I suspect there are some sayules (noseeems) that get killed but they are very small and hard to find.

``Socialism works fine until you run out of other peoples` money``

Margaret Thatcher