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APHIDIUS COLEMANI & A. MATRICARIAE (Parasite)
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APHIDIUS COLEMANI & A. MATRICARIAE (Parasite)

Latin name: Aphidius colemani & A. matricariae

ORDER DEADLINE WITH PAYMENT MONDAY NOON.
Small black wasp (2-3 mm.) with narrow waist and long antennae. Adults parasitize aphids turning them brown and mummified. Aphidius life cycle takes 2 weeks.




SHIPPED : Colemani are shipped as mummified aphids and feed predominantly on melon (black) aphids and other related aphids.
Matricariae are shipped as pre-fed adults and feed on green peach and other related aphids.




OPTIMUM CONDITIONS: 18-25C (65-77F).

RELEASE RATE :
0.5 to 1 per m. sq. (10 ft. sq.).
It is important to release twice one week apart to establish overlapping generations of parasite.

SPECIAL NOTES: They are attracted to yellow sticky cards, but not blue cards.

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Note: BENEFICIAL INSECTS - must be ordered by Thursday for shipping the following Tuesday
(Exceptions : Ladybugs and Praying Mantis - usually stock Items check product for availability)

Size: [101035] 500 A. matricariae Adults - $74.20
Size: [101031] 500 A. colemani Mummies - $59.49
Size: [101036] 1,000 A. matricariae Adults - $139.25
Size: [101029] 1,000 A. colemani Mummies - $102.67
Size: [101061] 5000 A. matricariae Mummies - $444.14
Size: [101030] 5,000 A. colemani Mummies - $262.72
Size: [101032] 750 Mix of A. colemani & A. ervi - NEW SIZE - $159.99
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