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Green Lacewing Adults

Chrysoperla rufilabris

The adults are delivered ready to lay eggs and will do so immediately throughout your release zone.
Overnight Shipping Required. Orders ship on Tuesdays Only. Order by Wednesday for shipment Tuesday. See Shipping Info for additional information.
  • Pre-Fed Adults - 100
    SKU: 1110006
  • $44.00
  • Pre-Fed Adults - 500
    SKU: 1110007
  • $170.00
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green lacewing container Preferred Food: Lacewing larvae feed on soft-bodied insects including Aphids, Mealybugs, Spider Mites, Leafhopper Nymphs, Caterpillar Eggs, Immature & Soft Scale, Thrips, and Whiteflies.

Method of Shipment, Biology and Release Rates: The adults are sold in containers (buckets) of 100 or 500 and should be released the day of receipt. Adult Green Lacewings are minor pollinators and do not provide active pest control themselves.

Optimal Temperatures: 67-90°F, RH >30%

To Release: We do not advise refrigerating the adults. If immediate release is not possible, moisten the accompanying sponge in water and replace it. Release as soon as possible, hopefully no later than 24 hours after receipt. To release, remove the top screen and use a piece of cardboard to regulate the amounts released throughout the target area. The eggs already deposited in the shipping container can be released in the target area by cutting the container.

For severe infestations - Repeat releases every 7-10 days.

Availability: Year-round.

This Product Controls These Pests or Diseases: Alfalfa Weevil (Hypera postica Gyllenhal), Aphids (Mult), Armyworm (Pseudaletia unipuncta), Asparagus Beetles (Crioceris asparagi (common); Crioceris duodecimpunctata (spotted)), Bean Beetles - Mexican Bean Beetle (Epilachna varivestis Mulsant), Bean Thrips (Caliothrips fasciatus), Beet Armyworm (Spodoptera exigua (Hubner)), Beet Leafhopper (Circulifer tenellus), Black Scale (Saissetia oleae), Brown Almond Mite (Bryobia rubrioculus), California Laurel Aphid (Euthoracaphis umbellulariae), Caterpillar Eggs (Mult), Citrus Red Scale (aka California Red Scale) (Aonidiella aurantii), Citrus Yellow Scale (aka California Yellow Scale) (Aonidiella citrina), Coconut Mealybug (Nipaecoccus nipae), Colorado Potato Beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), Grape Leafhopper (Erythroneura elegantula), Greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum), Leafhopper (Circulifer tenellus), Leafhopper (Empoasca sp), Mealybug (Planococcus citri), Mealybug (Pseudococcus sp), Mexican Bean Beetle (Epilachna varivestis Mulsant), Mites (Tetranychus sp), Oleander Scale (Phenacaspis sp), Potato Leafhopper (Empoasca fabae), Potato Leafhopper; Bean Jassid (Empoasca fabae), Psyllids (Mult), Scale (Mult.), Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia sp), Spider Mite (Mult), Sweet Potato Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci), Sweetpotato Whitefly (Bemisia sp), Thrips (Franklinothrips sp), Tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens), Two-Spotted Spider Mite (Tetranychus urticae)


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