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Sphaerophoria rueppellii hoverfly larvae predate key aphid species. (Available for use in Europe). 

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Sphaerophoria-System – hoverfly larvae playing valuable aphid control role

Voracious appetite for all significant aphid species

  • True generalist - Sphaerophoria rueppellii larvae have huge appetite for all significant aphid species
  • Excellent search ability – adult hoverflies are strong flyers over long distances
  • Long living adults – can feed on pollen and nectar
  • Active in wide temperature range – 12°C - 40°C (optimum 25°C - 35°C)
  • Can contribute to pollination – adult Sphaerophoria visit flowers for food
  • Cover entire season of aphids - in combination with Eupeodes-System
  • Available for use in Europe

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