Neoseiulus Californicus is known as a Generalist. They attack two spotted spider mites, broad mites and cyclamen mites. They are a pinkish red color, obvious long legs, and they are oblong in shape. Californicus prefer warm weather roughly 50 degrees to 95 degrees. They can also survive very low temperatures for small periods of time and can survive in humidity ranging from 40% to 60%
Life Cycle Stages: Egg, Larvae, Protonymph, Deutonymph and Adult. Sex Ratio – females predominant 4:1. Completes a generation in one to two weeks depending on temperature.
Neoseiulus californicus attacks two spotted spider mites, broad mites, and cyclamen mites. Good for lower spider mite densities. Neoseiulus survives on pollen in the absence of prey. Effective on cyclamen, strawberry, corn, grapes, roses, vegetables, ornamentals and interiorscapes.