Beneficial Insects For Garden Pest (Spider Mite) Control - Amblyseius Fallacis (Predator Mite)
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AMBLYSEIUS FALLACIS (Predator)
Latin name: Amblyseius fallacis
One of the Best Overall Mite Predators
Small (0.5 mm) tan to light orange coloured, pear shaped mites that feeds on various mites including two-spotted spider, European red, spruce spider, southern red, bamboo mites. Fallacis can survive in area of low spider mite populations by feeding on small arthropods and pollen. Fallacis require relative humidities over 50% to survive; humidity can be increased by misting plants and wetting walkways.
SHIPPED: Adults in bottle with vermiculite or mixed population in plastic tray on bean leaves.
OPTIMUM CONDITIONS: 9-32C (48-85F); 50% humidity.
RELEASE RATES: 1-5 Fallacis per m. sq (10 ft. sq.).
SPECIAL NOTES: Best predator mite for outdoor release.