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Sweet Potato Whitefly Predator, <i>Delphastus catalinae</i>

Sweet Potato Whitefly Predator, Delphastus catalinae

These voracious consumers of whitefly eggs and nymphs are compatible with whitefly parasites.

Description Qty Price  
Delphastus catalinae, Sweet Potato Whitefly Predator - 100 count
Delphastus catalinae, Sweet Potato Whitefly Predator - 200 count
Delphastus catalinae, Sweet Potato Whitefly Predator - 1,000 count

Description Shipping Info Technical

These tiny generalist ladybird beetles are voracious consumers of many pests including aphids, scale, thrips and especially whitefly.

Preferred food: Greenhouse whitefly, outdoor sweet potato whitefly and other soft-bodied insect pests.

Shipment, biology and release: Delphastus are shipped as adults. Each adult consumes several hundred whitefly daily. Adult females live for approx. 1 month and lay 3-4 eggs per day. Use Delphastus along with Encarsia and Green Lacewing.

Release rate: 100/1,500 sq. ft.

Availability: year-round

Ships UPS Next Day Air.

When will my order ship?
Orders ship on Wednesdays Only.
Orders received by Wednesday will ship the following Wednesday (7 day processing). Best day to order is Wednesday. If you order on a Thursday your order will take 13 days to process.

Pests and IPM:
This product works as a beneficial insect for control of the following: Greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum), Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia sp), Sweet Potato Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci), Sweetpotato Whitefly (Bemisia sp)

Conditions: 71-86°F, 75%RH

Environment: Outdoors, Crops, Orchards & Vineyards, Nursery, Greenhouse, Grow Room, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, Container Plants

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