Stratiolaelaps Scitimus

Shipping Details

Persimilis, Occidentalis, Fallacis, Californicus, and all Combos will ship out on the following Mon-Wed after your order is placed.

Cucumeris and Stratiolaelaps will ship out on Wednesday of the following week.


Soil Based Predatory Mite

Soil Temperature Range
Ideal Conditions
Well suited for moist soil, coco, and peet moss mediums. Wait 4hrs after watering to apply.

Will leave dry soil. Not effective in rockwool.

Target Pests
Overwintering pest mites of any kind and their eggs, Fungus Gnat Larvae, Root Aphid Larvae (requires higher application rate), All stages of Thrips


Stratio’s are the heartiest predatory mite around. The mites can be observed in and on the soil/media feeding within the upper 2in and at the base of the plant stems. Seldom would you find Stratio’s occurring on the plants. A slow but steady reduction of the infestation level will be noticed. Use sticky traps to monitor the infestation level.

NOTE: Cucumeris and Stratiolaelaps do not follow the same pricing structure as "Benemite" predators (8per, 9per, etc). They have built in discounts with flat pricing.