A fly breeding area is usually moist organic matter which attracts flies to lay eggs and then supports the growth and maturation of fly maggots. For best results, make releases at the first sign of a problem. FREE Shipping. In addition, adult parasites "host feed" by drawing fluid from fly pupae, and thus prevent the fly from fully developing.

Beneficial insects feast on aphids, mites, caterpillars and other plant-consuming bugs and are harmless to people, plants and pets. Parasitic Wasps. Pests controlled by parasitic wasps include aphids, beetles, caterpillars, flies, sawflies, and scale. Our comprehensive selection helps you match the correct predator/parasite to your pest problem. Parasitic Wasps For Control of Moth Populations! The ichneumon wasp parasitizes garden pests such as cutworms, corn earworm, white grubs and various caterpillars. Parasitic wasps kill their hosts by feeding on them. Nature’s way of controlling garden pests without chemicals! 26 $349.99 $349.99. Parasitic wasps lay their eggs inside fly pupae and the developing flies provide food from within for the young wasps. Beneficial parasitic Aphytis melinus wasps are also recognized as the golden Chalcid because of their yellowish gold color. Release Parasitic Wasps in Fly Breeding Areas Release parasitic wasps in fly breeding areas. by Donald L. Quicke | Apr 30, 1997. These mini wasps are about 1.2 mm long but very effective in controlling different species of following armored scale insects. from Planet Natural are tiny parasitic wasps that have a wingspan of 1/50th of an inch.They are a very efficient destroyer of the eggs of more than 200 species of moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) which are leaf eaters in their caterpillar stage. Parasitic wasps pose no danger to humans; few species are able to sting and they do so only when mishandled. They are found throughout North America. Parasitic wasps range in size from 1/100 to ¾ inch long.

Usually ships within 6 to 10 days. Trichogramma (T. pretiosum, T. brassicae and T. minutum spp.) Hardcover $297.26 $ 297. Favorite breeding areas for flies include calf hutches, wet spilled feed, and moist manure and bedding (particularly straw). Each species has a particular specialty, so pay attention to which species suits your needs best. Beneficial Insects. ARBICO Organics™ carries fours species of Trichogramma wasps for control of moth eggs that develop into damaging caterpillars. Parasitic wasps are small, even minute mini-wasps that control pests including many garden pests.