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Feltiella-System

Feltiella acarisuga: merciless gall midge larva

What is Feltiella acarisuga?

  • Gall midge, the larvae of which are beneficials
  • The larvae feed on various species of spider mite (such as two spotted spider mite and carmine spider mite) in any stage of development
  • The adult gall midges feed on pollen and nectar
  • Immediately after hatching, the larvae start sucking their prey empty
  • The female has excellent searching ability for spider mite hot spots where she can lay more than a 100 eggs

What are the benefits of Feltiella acarisuga?

  • Also active in cold and dark weather in spring and autumn
  • Contrary to some other gall midge species, larvae of Feltiella acarisuga do not cause damage by forming galls on leaves
  • Feltiella acarisuga eats 30 spider mites in various stages, which is at least 5 times as many as the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis
  • The larvae also eat spider mites in diapause

In which crops is Feltiella acarisuga effective?

  • Vegetable crops
  • Strawberries and other soft fruits
  • Various ornamentals

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Units

Feltiella-System-250

Packaging: 1 l plastic bucket

Contents: 250 pupae

Carrier: wood shavings

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Feltiella-LV-System-250

Packaging: 280 ml plastic box

Contents: 250 pupae

Carrier: wood shavings

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