Last updated: April, 2016

Compare Mosquito Traps

Mosquito protection 2016 - They're back! No, not just the mosquitoes - after a year of being out of stock in the USA due to high demand, the top-rated Mega-Catch™ mosquito traps are back in stock and ready to ship! These units are high-tech mosquito control at its best - field tested for effectiveness, with plenty of features and the versatility to trap even the toughest species.

Also returning this year: the affordable customer favorite Dynatrap (including the powerful 2000XL), and an updated model of the venerable propane-powered Mosquito Magnet, the Patriot Plus

This comparison is organized by coverage area. For detailed information on these machines, see our mosquito trap review index.

Make/Model Propane? Power Coverage Other Features Price Range
(approx)
Available from:
N
A/C
Up to 1/2 acre

Top rated product! IENA award winning design, weighs less than 4 lbs. 1 year warranty.

Also available: the DT 1100 (wall-mountable, in a choice of 4 colors) and the DT 1200 (with a stand and water catch tray.)

$90 - $149.99
N
A/C
Up to 1/2 acre

Uses a combination of variable spectrum pulsing light and heat and optional attractant strips to provide coverage for up to 1/2 acre. Electric powered, comes with a 12 month manufacturer's warranty.

 

$149
N
A/C
Up to 1/2 acre
Affordable, nearly maintenance-free half-acre coverage - no propane needed



$110-$150
N
A/C
Up to 1/4 acre.

Four-step process lures bugs and pulls them into an easy-clean capture net . Attracts mosquitoes using CO2, UV light, heat and Octenol attractant.

$90-$130
N
A/C
Small patios

Mini mosquito trap for small spaces. Attracts using light, heat and CO2, a fan pulls mosquitos into the trap bin.

$17-$35
Make/Model Propane? Power Coverage Other Features Price Range
(approx)
Available from:
N
A/C
Up to 3/4 acre

Sophisticated lighting patterns, infrared heat, optional attractant and a choice of wet or dry capture methods. Use with or without stand (included). 12 month manufacturer's warranty.

$349
N
A/C
up to 3/4 acre
Over a half acre of high-tech mosquito protection for under $100 .
$77-$105
N
A/C
Up to 1 acre

Twice the size and twice the power of the popular DT1000, the 2000XL uses the same patented technology to safely and effectively catch mosquitoes and other annoying insects.

$149-$199
N
A/C
1 acre
Affordably-priced insect trap which , provides wide area coverage. A bestseller!

$130-$190
Y
A/C
(also avail. as a cordless model, MK14)
1 acre
Updated version of a popular favorite - Portable and easy to assemble, the Guardian features smart, patent-pending thermal-imagery technology scientifically designed to effectively attract and capture mosquitos. .

$290-310
N
(optional CO2 tank)
A/C
Up to 1 acre

Top Rated! Programmable mosquito protection, "set and forget" operation. The XC's Multiple Attractant Stimuli can be fine-tuned to target the mosquito species which are a problem where you live! Optional attractant cartridge, and a choice of wet or dry capture methods. Self-serviceable on-board diagnostics. Upgradeable to the Mega Catch Ultra specs by adding an optional CO2 system. 12 month manufacturer's warranty.

$599
Y
Propane - Cordless electronic ignition
1 acre
The popular Skeetervac is a propane-only mosquito trap featuring fine-tune bait technology

$270-$329
Y
A/C - 50' power cord
1 acre

The affordable MM4200 Patriot Plus features the effective and patented Mosquito Magnet technology, a new and improved larger insect net, and a 50' a/c power cord. 1 year manufacturer warranty.

$320-$330
Y
Cordless
(uses 4 "C" batteries)
1 acre

Employs Mosquito Magnet's patented catalytic convertor and counterflow technology to attract and eliminate mosquitos. Cordless, runs on 4 C batteries.

$540-$599
Y
Cordless
(rechargeable
battery)
1 acre
The Mosquito Magnet Executive uses programmable smart technology that automatically starts and stops the unit depending on temperature. Programmable modes , help you make more efficient use of your propane. Cordless, runs on a rechargeable battery (incuded).
$735 - $849
Make/Model Propane? Power Coverage Other Features Price Range
(approx)
Available from:
N
(uses a CO2 tank)
A/C
Up to 1.5 acres

A top performer! In independent testing, the Mega Catch Ultra outperformed competing mosquito traps, thanks to its unique, propane-free, co2 system. Programmable features lets you target the specific mosquito species which are a nuisance where you live. Automatic operation. Comes with a 12 month manufacturer's warranty.

Our Review >>

$899
Y
Propane - Cordless electronic ignition
up to 1.5 acres

This propane only unit provides wide-area coverage at an affordable price.

$295-$399

The items below have been discontinued. You may still be able to pick one up at discount outlets or for sale pre-owned.

Make/Model Propane? Power Coverage Other Features Price Range
(approx)
Available from:
Y
A/C - 50' power cord
1 acre

The affordable MM4100 Patriot features the effective and patented Mosquito Magnet technology and is powered by a a 50' a/c power cord. THis model has been replaced by the Patriot Plus, which sells at the same price point.

$280-349
Y
A/C
1/2 acre
One of the "first generation" electric/propane traps. 1 yr warranty. This is an older model - availability is limited.

Our Review >>
$349
N
A/C
1 acre
Uses CO2, vapor, heat and attractant to lure insects. SV27 protects 1 acre.

Our Review >>
$329-$450

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