Stethorus punctillum is a small black ladybug with small yellow antennae and measuring nearly 1.5 mm. The larva is dark in color. The eggs are oval and yellow in color. They are usually deposited near the colonies of pest mites.
Larvae and adults are predators and feed on all stages of several mite species such as two-spotted spider mite, spruce spider mite, southern red mite and European spider mite.
This little ladybug has demonstrated excellent ability to control pest mite infestations. It flies with a lot of ease and is able to detect outbreaks of infestations. Unlike Neoseiulus fallacis and Phytoseiulus persimilis, it can be used in crop with low humidity and high temperature.
This product can be purchased from our online store for producers under 2000 sq. Ft. Or residential. For a commercial purchase (2000 sq. Ft. And up), contact us.
|Light curative||0,5 à 1||per m2||14 days||3 introductions total|
|Medium curative||5||par m2||7 days||4 introductions total|
|Hot spot||100||per m2||7 days||Until established|
Minute pirate bug (Orius insidiosus) kills more eggs and insects than they eat.