Ladybugs (hippodamia convergense) have been used as a natural means of pest control since the early 1900's. They are non-invasive and considered to be a symbol of 'good luck' in many cultures throughout the world. Once they are released, they will consume a veriety of soft bodied pests to include: Aphids, Thrips, Mealybugs, Juvenile Whitfly, Spidermites and more. Supplies of this beneficial insect are limited every year, so it makes sence to prebook your orders as soon as you are able. Be sure to ask us about our 'Authorized Dealer' program as well. Please feel free to visit our website OrganicControl.com for further details about this product.