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Red Chilocorus
Chilocorus circumdatus
Armoured Scale Predators


Target Pests

White louse scale, oleander scale,
oriental scale and red scale.






How to use



Release rates

Rich orange colour, about 5 mm long and helmet shaped with fine black margin around the base of the wing covers.



Supplied in punnets each containing 30 beetles. Beetles are carefully tapped onto foliage near pest infestations.



Orchard crops: 20 to 50 punnets per hectare.

Protected crops: One punnet per 50 square meters


Other biocontrol agents commonly used with Chilocorus:

Detailed descriptions and instructions for use are provided in

The Good Bug Book - Second Edition Available from good bug suppliers

Or view or download a PDF file of the Book entry for Chilocorus.