Eretmocerus eremicus


Blister packs not available until further notice!

TARGET PEST: whitefly

  • Eretmocerus eremicus is a tiny parasitic wasp (~1 mm in length) that is indigenous to the southern desert areas of California and Arizona (Rose and Zolnerowich, 1997) and is an important parasitoid of whiteflies in these areas (Hunter et al., 1996).

    E. eremicus attacks whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) including greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporarium), sweetpotato whitefly (B. tabaci), silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia argentifolii), and bandedwinged whitefly (T. abutlonea).

  • 0.05-2.0 predators per square foot.
  • Yellow sticky cards should be removed prior to release.
  • Orders for E. eremicus must be received by noon on Friday for shipment the following Wednesday, with exceptions for major holidays. Beneficial insects are normally shipped by FedEx Ground within the state of Washington, and by FedEx Express elsewhere in the USA. Please contact us directly if you require a different method of shipping.

Orders for Eretmocerus eremicus must be received by noon on Friday for shipment the following week.  If the deadline is past, please call us and we will help you find a solution ASAP. (360) 656-6680

See order deadlines and shipping information.

Learn about release instructions for beneficial insects.

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