Ships on Wednesdays via Overnight methods only. Order by Tuesday for shipment the following Wednesday. Call us at 1-800-827-2847 for earliest shipment dates.
Lindorus lophanthae is a black lady beetle that thrives in temperatures of 59-77° F and a relative humidity of 20-90%. Both adults and larvae feed on soft scale, including purple, black, brown, and red, as well as mealybugs and insect eggs.
Appearance: Small (2.5 mm./1/10 in.) shiny, black lady bird beetles. The larvae are grey alligator shaped with light colored bands running along the abdomen.
Release rates: 100/250 sq. ft. for light infestations or 100/100 sq. ft. for heavy infestations.
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|Purple Scale Predator Larvae - The black lady beetle, Lindorus lophanthae. |
This Product Controls These Pests or Diseases:
This product works as a beneficial insect for control of the following: Citrus Red Scale (aka California Red Scale) (Aonidiella aurantii), Citrus Yellow Scale (aka California Yellow Scale) (Aonidiella citrina), Scale (Mult.)
Environment: Outdoors, Crops, Orchards & Vineyards, Nursery, Greenhouse, Grow Room, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, Container Plants
Storage: If not releasing immediately, keep in a cool (42-50°F) dark place out of direct sunlight. Do not refrigerate. 73-86°F, 65%RH
When Will My Order Ship?
- Orders ship via Overnight methods only.
- Orders ship on Wednesdays Only.
- Order by Tuesday for shipment the following Wednesday (minimum 7 day processing).
- Call us at 1-800-827-2847 for earliest possible ship dates.
Cannot Be Shipped To: HI,PR,VI,GU,AS,PW
Shelf Life: Use within 18 hours of receipt.