Shore flies

Pests Biological Control Biocontrol Comments
Shore flies Atheta coriaria Rove beetles are soil-dwelling predators for fungus gnats, shore flies, thrips larvae (stage that falls to the ground to pupate) and other soil insects. Rove beetles are very mobile. Gently roll bottle to mix and distribute adult beetles to media. Monitor plants for shore flies.
Shore flies Steinernema carpocapsae Parasitic nematode for shore fly larvae. Apply to moist soil using a sprayer or fertilizer injector. Remove filters and continuously mix solution. Monitor plants for shore flies.