Phytoseiulus persimilis

>Phytoseiulus persimilis is used for biological control of red spider mite.

Phytoseiulus persimilis is a predatory mite belonging to the Phytoseiidae family.  It is a predatory mite of red spider mite. This predator mite eats all the stages of the red spider mite, although it prefers young spiders. The predatory mites pierce the prey and consume the contents.


In bottle containing 2.000 mites

Recommended dose 

When the pest density is low, release between 1-2 ind/m²  

When the pest density is high, release 10 ind/m² 


Use in any vegetables, ornamentals or fruit crop infected by red spider mites.


Before opening the bottle, set it horizontally and rotate it to mix the content. Sprinkle the predator mite on the leaf. The optimal conditions for predator mite establishment are 20°C, and a relative humidity 70%.

Handling and Storage

Keep the bottle horizontally and at a temperature of 8-10ºC.

After the bottle is received, it should be released as soon as possible.

Predator may be stored for one day. Bottles should be laid on their side.

The cold chain should be in all the transport and storage process.

Keep out of direct sunlight.