Scientific name:
Amblyseius andersoni
Common name:
Predatory mite
Product category:
Natural enemy
Use for:
Use for: Thrips
  • For the control of thrips

  • Can survive on pollen or other prey

  • Cold tolerant

  • For the control of thrips

  • Can survive on pollen or other prey

  • Cold tolerant

Use for

Use for


Young larvae of various thrips species. Also has an effect on eggs and larvae of whitefly, all stages of non-webbing spider mites (e.g. European red mite, Panonychus ulmi) and rust mites.


Do not use in tomato.

How it works

How it works

Mode of action

Predatory mites pierce their prey with their sucking mouthparts and suck out the contents.

Product specifications

Product specifications

Pack size 125,000 predatory mites.
Presentation 6 litre bucket.
Carrier Bran.
Directions for use

Directions for use


  • Mix carefully by turning around the bucket a few times
  • Carefully sprinkle on the leaves
  • Make sure the material remains on the leaves for at least a few hours after releasing the predatory mites
  • Can also be applied with (Mini)-Air(o)bug


The dosage of Anso-Mite depends on climate, crop and pest density and should always be adjusted to the particular situation. Start introduction preventively soon after planting of the crop. Introduction rates typically range from 50-250 per m2/release. Releases should be repeated at least 3 times at weekly intervals or until control is achieved. Consult a Koppert advisor or a recognized distributor of Koppert products for advice on the best strategy for your situation.

Environmental conditions

Amblyseius andersoni is effective at temperatures above 14°C/57°F. Optimum temperatures are between 20 and 28°C (68 and 82°F). A. andersoni is sensitive to relative humidity below 65%.

Combined use

Can be combined with Orius spp.. Do not combine with other generalist predatory mites (Amblyseius swirskii, Amblydromalus limonicus, Transeius montdorensis and Neoseiulus cucumeris).


Application of this product can cause sensitization or allergic reactions, we therefore advise to take the necessary precautions.

Side effects

Pesticides can have (in)direct effects on biological solutions. Find out which pesticides have side effects on this product.

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Product handling

Product handling

Storage time after receipt

Apply as soon as possible after receipt. If necessary, the product can be stored for 1-2 days.

Storage temperature


Storage conditions

In the dark, provide ventilation to prevent CO2 accumulation.

"The general conditions of Koppert (Koppert B.V. and/or of its affiliated companies) apply. Only use products that are permitted in your country/state and crop. Always comply with the conditions specified in local product registrations. Koppert cannot be held liable for unauthorized use. Koppert is not liable for any loss of quality if the product is stored for longer than recommended and/or under incorrect conditions."