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Meet the Beneficials: Natural Enemies of Garden Pests

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Poster: Meet the Beneficials, Natural Enemies of Garden Pests

This poster shows some of the beneficial insects, mites and spiders that prey on garden pests. Illustrated on the poster are:

  • Convergent lady beetle
    (adult, larva, eggs)
  • Green lacewing
    (adult, larva, eggs)
  • Predaceous ground beetle
    (adult, larva)
  • Assassin bug
  • Pirate bug
  • Damsel bug
  • Soldier beetle
  • Spiders
  • Syrphid fly
    (adult, larva)
  • Sixspotted thrips
  • Western predatory mites
  • Predatory wasps
  • Praying mantids
  • Examples of parasites (including a typical life cycle)

The poster can be printed at any size from 8 1/2" by 11" up to 16" by 25" for personal use or use in educational programs. It is not to be sold or used for commercial purposes.

Download this PDF poster (2 MB)

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