What species make up Fly Predators?
December 4, 2023 at 5:09:34 PM PST December 4, 2023 at 5:09:34 PM PSTth, December 4, 2023 at 5:09:34 PM PST
Fly Predators are made up of a mix of 3 species of parasitic insects in the family Pteromalidae. These include Muscidifurax zaraptor, Muscidifurax raptorellus, and Spalangia endius (occasionally exchanged for Spalangia cameroni). By sending you a mix of these species, we ensure the widest range of coverage for fly control on your farm. How so? Muscidifurax species like to search along the surface of fly breeding habitats, do better in cooler temperatures, and are very efficient against house flies. Spalangia species have been found to seek out fly pupae at deeper depths, do better in warmer temperatures, and are more efficient against biting stable flies.