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Detailed Organism List

 

Latin Name 1 Latin Name 2 Common Name Target Pest, use
Anastatus tenuipes   cockroach parasite Brown banded cockroach
Aphelinus abdominalis   Aphelinus Aphids, especially peach, GH potato
Aphidius colemani   Aphidius aphids: potato, GH potato, pea, green peach
Aphidius ervi   Aphidius aphids: potato, GH potato, pea, green peach (preference order)
Aphidius matricariae   Aphidius Melon/cotton aphid, green peach aphid, other aphids
Aphidoletes aphidimyza   Aphidoletes Aphids
Aphytis melinus   Aphytis Red scale
Aprostocetus hagenowii   cockroach parasite Cockroachs, American, Smokybrown, Australian, Brown, Oriental, Harlequin, Florida
Bracon hebetor   Bracon caterpillars, moth larvae
Carcinops pumilio   hister beetle fly eggs, small larvae in manure pits
Chrysoperla carnea Chrysopa carnea green lacewing, golden eye, aphid lion, carnea soft-bodied insects, mites & eggs
Chrysoperla rufilabris Chrysopa rufilabris green lacewing, rufilabris, aphid lion soft-bodied insects, mites & eggs
Comperia merceti   cockroach parasite Brown banded cockroach
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri   Mealybug Destroyer, crypts Citrus mealybug, scale, aphid
Dacnusa sibirica   Dacnusa Leafminer - cooler temp
Delphastus pusillus Delphastus catalinae whitefly predator, Delphastus Whitefly - for high WF
Diglyphus isea   Diglyphus Leafminer - in hot temp
Encarsia formosa   Encarsia Greenhouse whitefly (WF) - attacks 2nd instar
Eretmocerus californicus Eretmocerus eremicus whitefly parasite, Bemesia parasite Silverleaf/sweet potato whitefly
Feltiella acarisuga Therodiplosis persicae Feltiella 2-spotted spider mite
Galendromus occidentalis Metaseiulus occidentalis, Typhlodromus occidentalis mite Mites, eriophyiid mites,
Geocoris punctipes   Big-eyed bug Lygus, mites, bollworm, leafhopper, armyworm, aphids, tobacco budworm, cabbage looper
Goniozus legneri   Goniozus Navel orangeworm
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Heterorhabditis heliothidis Hb beetle larvae in soil, thrips, root mealybug
Heterorhabditis megidis   H. megidis beetle larvae in soil, esp. Curculionids: vine weevil larvae
Hippodamia convergens   Ladybird, lady beetle, converging beetle Aphids, soft-bodied insects & scale
Hypoaspis miles Stratiolaepaps miles Hypoaspis Fungus gnats, western flower thrips (WFT)
Iphiseius degenerans Amblyseius degenerans Iphiseius Mites and thrips
Leptomastix dactylopii   Leptomastix citrus mealybug
Mesoseiulus longipes Phytoseiulus longipes longipes Spider mites
Musca domestica   housefly pollination, pet food
Muscidifurax raptorellus   fly parasite Filth breeding flies: house fly, stable fly, face fly
Muscidifurax zaraptor   fly parasite Filth breeding flies: house fly, stable fly, face fly
Neoseiulus californicus Amblyseius californicus californicus Pacific, cyclamen, and two spotted spider mites
Neoseiulus cucumeris Amblyseius cucumeris cucumeris Western flower thrips, onion thrips
Neoseiulus fallacis Amblyseius fallacis field mite, fallacis Spider mites
Orius insidiosus   Minute Pirate Bug Thrips & other soft-bodied insects
Pediobius foveolatus   Pedio wasp Mexican bean beetle larvae
Phytoseiulus persimilis   persimilis Spider mites
Podisus maculiventris   Spined Soldier Bug caterpillars, beetle grubs
Lindorus lopanthae Rhyzobius lopanthae Lindorus, scale predator Scale
Rumina decollata   Decollate snail, snail predator Brown garden snail
Spalangia cameroni   fly parasite Filth breeding flies: house fly, stable fly, face fly
Steinernema carpocapse Neoaplectana carpocapse carpocapse, Sc flea, codling moth, cutworm, leafminer, armyworm, sod web worm, mole cricket, caterpillers in lawn
Steinernema feltiae Neoaplectana feltiae, Steinernema bibionis feltiae, Sf fungus fly, shore fly, fruit fly, house fly, plant parasitic nematode, root-knot nematode
Stethorus punctillum   Spider Mite Destroyer Spider mites
Tenodera aridifolia sinensis   Praying Mantis, Chinese mantid insects - general predator, hobby, education use
Trichogramma brassicae   brassicae moth eggs
Trichogramma minutum   minutum moth eggs
Trichogramma platneri   platneri moth eggs
Trichogramma pretiosum   pretiosum moth eggs

Microbes

Latin name Product Use
Glomus brasilianum Bio-Terra-Plus soil inoculant
Glomus clarum Bio-Terra-Plus soil inoculant
Glomus deserticola Bio-Terra-Plus soil inoculant
Glomus intraradices Bio-Terra-Plus soil inoculant
Glomus monosporus Bio-Terra-Plus soil inoculant
Glomus mosseae Bio-Terra-Plus soil inoculant
Gigaspora margarita Bio-Terra-Plus soil inoculant
Pisolithus tinctorius Tree Saver Pt, Promot soil inoculant
Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22 RootShield suppress root diseases
Streptomyces griseoviridis Mycostop suppress root diseases
Glomis intraradices Mycormax soil inoculant
Gliocladium virens SoilGard suppress root diseases
Bacillus chitinosporus Activate 1001 soil inoculant
Bacillus laterosporus Activate 1003 soil inoculant
Bacillus subtilis Activate 1005 soil inoculant
Bacillus licheniformis Activate 2001 soil inoculant
Bacillus megaterium Jump Start soil inoculant
Nosema locustae Semaspore or Nolo Bait pathogen of grasshopper
Beauveria bassiana Mycotrol, Botanigard fungal pathogen of insects
Bacillus thuringensis, var israeliensis Mosquito Dunks pathogen of mosquitoes
aerobic/anaerobic digest containing thousands of beneficial organisms Ceres improves plant vigor, quality, suppress disease, release bound nutrients, accelerates maturation
aerobic digest containing thousands of organism Ceres foliar foliar nutrient, colonize leaf surface, seed coat, new plantings
aerobic organisms, shift balance to aerobic LiquiComp for mature crops, reverse disease, substitute for bulk compost
aerobic/anaerobic digest containing thousands of beneficial organisms improves plant vigor, quality, suppress disease, release bound nutrients, accelerates maturation Ceres
aerobic digest containing thousands of organism foliar nutrient, colonize leaf surface, seed coat, new plantings Ceres foliar
aerobic organisms, shift balance to aerobic for mature crops, reverse disease, substitute for bulk compost LiquiComp