POLITRAPGiorgia Li Vigni13 October 202314 March 2024


Code: P-04024

Pitfall trap to be activated with specific pheromone, to detect the presence of food moths.



Target pest

Ephestia kuehniella, Plodia interpunctella

Where to use

Industry and warehouses of food, Warehouse

Monitoring period

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Code: P-04024 Categories: Food industry flying insects, Plastic trap

Monitoring device for detecting the presence of Food Moths (Ephestia kuehniella, Plodia interpunctella) to be activated with specific attractant, can also be used as a control device to check the effectiveness of the confusion technique on food moths. POLITRAP is a monitoring device consisting of a falling pheromone trap. Consists of:

– green roof with a circular opening housing the cage for placing the pheromone
– yellow funnel-shaped lid for pest entry
– white collection bucket. Politrap can also be used with water and/or with adhesive card inside.

The device is to be activated with a specific pheromone to be ordered separately.

Avalilable pheromone for POLITRAP:
– Pheromone for Plodia interpunctella and Ephestia kuehniella (P-01048)

Glue trap for POLITRAP:

Frequency of controls

Weekly. Change the trap after two months (at the latest) or before if necessary.

Recommended for

How to use

Place POLITRAP at 1.8-2 m height. It is particularly suggested in dusty places, where glue traps can’t be used: inside food industries, storehouses, supermarkets and all those places where it is stocked: wheat,cereals, biscuits, bread, pasta, chocolate, cocoa, candy, dried fruit.
Fill the bucket with 8 cm of water, if the trap is used to verify the efficacy of the confusion technique.


Sizes and dimensions

Diameter 170 mm
Height 220 mm

Outer carton: 10