Mosquito Magnet® Attractants

Using attractants is critical to the performance of your Mosquito Magnet®.
Once mosquitoes sense the carbon dioxide from the Mosquito Magnet, they need secondary attractants, Octenol or Lurex3, to hone in on the trap.

Choose The Attractant That's Right For You


Mosquito Magnet® Octenol


What is it?

Secondary attractant that mimics human breath Secondary attractant that mimics skin emanations

What does it attract?

Most mosquito species including salt marsh and no-see-ums Hard-to-catch, aggressive day-biters such as the Asian Tiger mosquito

Who should use it?

Those living on the coast or Northern region of the US Those living in the Southern US region and Hawaii
  * EPA Reg. No.: 72563-1
EPA Octenol Fact Sheet
* EPA Reg. No.: 72563-4
Lurex MSDS Sheet