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Mosquitoes are a backyard nuisance every year, but headlines about the mosquito-borne Zika virus may have more people than usual scrambling for ways to keep these pests in check. If your typical mosquito-prevention plan consists of hand slaps and smelly insect repellant, consider adding a mosquito trap to the mix. Consumers who have only a small area to cover can find quality traps starting at less than $40. Cheapism.com's top picks include inexpensive indoor, outdoor, and portable traps, plus one pricier choice for bigger yards.