Beneficial Insects

Ground Beetle Beneficial Insect

Ground beetles are beneficial insects. Adult ground beetles and their larvae eat asparagus beetles, caterpillars, Colorado potato beetles, corn ear worms, cutworms, cabbage root maggots, Gypsy moth larvae, slugs, snails, squash vine […]

Tiger Beetle Beneficial Insect

The tiger beetle is a mostly beneficial insect. It eats pest insects including ants, caterpillars, flies, grasshopper nymphs, and spiders. But sometimes tiger beetles eat their own and some other beneficial insects. […]

Rove Beetle Beneficial Insect

Rove beetles are beneficial insects. Adult and larvae rove beetles eat soft-bodied pest insects including the eggs and larvae of aphids, mites, and mealybugs. They also eat nematodes, cabbage maggots, caterpillars, grubs, […]

Big-Eyed Bug Beneficial Insect

Big-eyed bugs are beneficial insects. Big-eyed bug adults and larvae eat many garden pests including aphids, cabbage loopers, caterpillars, chinch bugs, flea beetles, leafhoppers, Mexican bean beetles, spider mites, thrips, whiteflies and […]

Soldier Beetle Beneficial Insect

The soldier beetle is a beneficial insect. Both adult and especially larvae soldier beetles are voracious eaters preying on insect pests including cucumber beetles, corn rootworms, aphids, grasshopper eggs, caterpillars, and beetle […]