Cryptobug 25 Cryptolaemus Montrouzieri(Cochineal)

Cryptobug 25 Cryptolaemus Montrouzieri(Cochineal)


The shipping of insects has an additional shipping cost and separate from the rest of your order.
We recommend not mixing in the same order, insects with other products, in order to have a correct calculation of the shipment.

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (predatory beetle)
Presentation: Box of 1000 ml
Content: 500 adults

Many species of cochineal in all stages. CRYPTOBUG is recommended for increasing attacks of cochineal and when cochineals form colonies.

The following instructions are only indicative. In order to offer tailored advice, local factors, such as cultivation, climatic conditions and the degree of infestation of the pest must be taken into account. For optimal results, always consult the Koppert specialist or an authorized Koppert product distributor.




interval (days)









Low healing






High healing




only in affected areas


Through the leaves (affected)
By the end of the afternoon
Environmental conditions
The temperature must be above 16 ° C

Storage and packaging
Because biological control products have a (very) short life cycle, they should be introduced into the crop as soon as possible after reception. Storage may affect the quality and should only take place under the conditions indicated below. Koppert B.V. is not responsible for the loss of quality resulting from longer storage of the product and / or under inadequate conditions.

Storage after reception: 1-2 days
Storage temperature: 10-15 ° C
In the dark
CRYPTOBUG offers inadequate control in strong attacks of Pseudococcus affinis in tomato.


Adults: size 4 mm, red-brown, elytra dark brown
Eggs: white, oblong, in cochineal colonies
Larvae: size up to 13 mm, body covered with waxy filaments, resemble the host, but are more robust and mobile
Pupae: in hidden places on the underside of leaves or vein joints
Action mode
Predatory beetles and larvae eat pillbugs completely.

Visual effect
The woodlice are completely devoured. The activity of Cryptolaemus montrouzieri is also indicated by the presence of empty egg bags. Larvae can also be seen, and superficially resemble large scale bugs.


The request for biological control will be sent from the manufacturer, directly to the store or final customer, without the need to do so from your supplier in order to expedite the shipment and avoid reducing the initial properties.
The manufacturer will proceed to send the orders on Monday and Thursday of each week.
The store or final customer will receive the goods within a maximum period of seven days, that is, on Tuesday and Friday of each week.
If the day of the manufacturer's shipment coincides with a local or national holiday, it will be made the next business day.
If the manufacturer had availability of stock at the time of placing the order in any of the delegations of Spain, the transit time will be reduced between three and four days.
With regard to orders that are made during the morning and / or afternoon to the manufacturer when he has stock in any of its delegations, proceed to make his departure the next day, provided it is skillful.


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