Californicus predates on various spidermite species, including the two spotted spider mite (T. urticae). They can consume 5 adults and/or nymphs per day and 10 eggs and/or larvae per day. Female adults predate on all stages, while nymphs prefer eggs and larval stages. They also feed on other spider mites, broad mites, cyclamen mite and thrips.
- Predatory mite
- Efficient control against a variety of spider mite species
- Can be introduced preventatively in absence of prey
- Less sensitive to warm and dry conditions
- Feeds on pollen
- Use immediately upon receipt
- If not possible, product can be briefly stored in a dark room with enough ventilation.
- Californicus-System 46 °F (8 °C) and 80% RH
- Californicus-Breeding-System 59 °F (15 °C) and 80% RH