Caterpillar parasitoids

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As a biological control

Two species of parasitic wasps attack young stages of caterpillars associated with certain vegetable crops. Cotesia marginiventris is a parasite of various loopers, such as cabbage looper. Cotesia plutellae is a parasite of diamondback moth larvae.

Commercial Suppliers

Cotesia plutellae
Company State Country
Great Lakes IPM, Inc. MI USA
Plant Products Co. Ltd. OH USA
Rincon-Vitova Insectaries, Inc. CA USA
Syngenta Bioline, Inc. CA USA
Cotesia marginiventris
Company State Country
Syngenta Bioline, Inc. CA USA
Tip Top Bio-Control CA USA