Re: Bit of an odd one this
UV insect traps are mostly useless. Most of what they catch are confused but harmless insects; they don't cut the numbers of clothes moths very much, and they are useless for killing mosquitoes and midges.
Where insecticides are concerned, the bad news is that most insecticides on the market aren't going to be much use as they are too volatile to remain on anything for very long. The good news is that for insects like clothes moths, woodworm and the like, you do not actually need to use neurotoxic poisons at all. What works much better is a borax dissolved in a mixture of water and propylene glycol.
This works selectively on just the larvae of the moths, and then usually only when they have just hatched. A hatching lepidopteran caterpillar starts by eating the shell of the egg it just crawled out of, then it eats the substrate the egg was laid on. It has to, as it hasn't got much energy to roam around and look for anything tastier. If the substrate is saturated with a stomach poison like borax, adsorbed into it along with a solvent, then that first meal is going to be the larva's last one.
That works very well on woodworm and on clothes moths. Dusting with silica dusts like Kieselguhr is also effective on insects, as it scratches the waxy coating on their bodies and causes them to dehydrate. For a clothes moth, a normal house is a desert without water, and if their water-conservation physiological tricks are compromised, they die.
Neither of these tricks will work with museum specimens, and the other old standby for keeping preserved collections of insects safe, which is strategic containers of napthalene, is discouraged these days not least because napthalene is a suspect carcinogen. It also doesn't work on stuffed specimens, as they have to be out in the open so cannot be surrounded by a vapour-phase insecticide.
Permeating the area with sex pheromone will work, and is a standby for organic pest control, but insect sex pheromones are volatile long-chain alcohols and the like, and need to be present in very specific ratios to be perceived as a sex pheromone (I have a PhD in sex pheromones). This does not of course apply for mammal sex pheromones, or for water/soil living animals for obvious reasons.
Pheromone traps containing encapsulated sex pheromone in powder form is, however, a very, very neat trick indeed. The only thing vaguely similar I have seen is to use pheromone traps containing entomopathogenic fungal spores to control carrot flies.