Welcome to TipTopBio-Control

Tip Top Bio-Control is a family owned business with our headquarters located in Ventura County, California.

We are one of the nation’s leading supplier of Beneficial Insects. As an actual insectary (Insect Rearing Farm), we are proud to offer an endless supply of Beneficial Organisms of the freshest quality available today. Over the years we have developed into a “one-stop” shop for your entire Beneficial Insect needs. Our Beneficial Insects are transported and shipped all across the world. Guaranteed Live Delivery!

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Our claim to fame over the years has been our everlasting supply of Ladybugs. We are a permitted collector of Hippodamia convergens (Ladybugs). We supply many distributors, retail garden shops, large organic growers, garden enthusiasts, city municipalities, museums, interior-scape companies, catalog sales companies and everything in between with most of their beneficial insect needs.

 

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1,500 Live Ladybugs – Retail Paper Cup

Approx. 1,500 live Ladybugs
Packed in retail paper cup.
(Case Count 25)
UPC Code: 657994-10007-2

Ladybugs are general predators that feed on a variety of slow-moving insects including aphids, moth eggs, mites, scales, thrips, leafhoppers, mealybugs and other slow-moving insects. Ladybugs are a must-have for organic gardening or organic farming.

1,500 Live Ladybugs – Retail Mesh Bag

Approx. 1,500 live Ladybugs
Packed in retail mesh bag.
(Case Count 25)
UPC Code:657994-10010-2

Ladybugs are general predators that feed on a variety of slow-moving insects including aphids, moth eggs, mites, scales, thrips, leafhoppers, mealybugs and other slow-moving insects. Ladybugs are a must-have for organic gardening or organic farming.

10,000 Fly Predators – Bulk Breathable Bag

Approx. 10,000 Fly Predators
Packed in retail breathable pouch.
(Case count N/A for bulk qtys.)
UPC Code:N/A

Fly Predators are small wasps that are used to control flies in animal manure accumulations/compost piles and other similar types of breeding sites. These insects parasitize numerous types of flies, infecting the flies in their pupae stage. These tiny insects are stingless, biteless, and harmless to humans and animals.

2 Praying Mantids Egg Cases – Retail Breathable Pouch

Approx. 50-200 eggs in each egg case
Packed in retail breathable pouch.
(Case Count 25)
UPC Code:657994-10033-1

Praying Mantids are a ferocious predator that goes after many pests.

2 Praying Mantids Egg Cases – Retail Paper Cup

Approx. 50-200 eggs in each egg case
Packed in paper retail cup.
(Case Count 25)
UPC Code:657994-10031-7

Praying Mantids are a ferocious predator that goes after many pests.

2,000 Fly Predators – Retail Breathable Pouch

Approx. 2,000 Fly Predators
Packed in retail breathable pouch.
(Case Count 6)
UPC Code:N/A

Fly Predators are small wasps that are used to control flies in animal manure accumulations/compost piles and other similar types of breeding sites. These insects parasitize numerous types of flies, infecting the flies in their pupae stage. These tiny insects are stingless, biteless, and harmless to humans and animals.

300 Live Ladybugs – Retail Mini Mesh Bag

Approx. 300 live Ladybugs
Packed in retail mini mesh bag.
(Case Count 25)
UPC Code:657994-10046-1

Ladybugs are general predators that feed on a variety of slow-moving insects including aphids, moth eggs, mites, scales, thrips, leafhoppers, mealybugs and other slow-moving insects. Ladybugs are a must-have for organic gardening or organic farming.

300 Red Worms – 1/4 lb. Retail Carton

Red worms are becoming increasingly popular due to their many useful applications. Although red worms do not prey on other bugs, they are the perfect solution for composting,aeration, and fishing bait.

Approx: 300 worms per container.
Packed in a retail carton
(Case Count 8)
UPC Code:657994-10028-7

5,000 Fly Predators – Bulk Breathable Bag

Approx. 5,000 Fly Predators
Packed in retail breathable pouch.
(Case count N/A for bulk qtys.)
UPC Code:N/A

Fly Predators are small wasps that are used to control flies in animal manure accumulations/compost piles and other similar types of breeding sites. These insects parasitize numerous types of flies, infecting the flies in their pupae stage. These tiny insects are stingless, biteless, and harmless to humans and animals.

50 Decollate Snails – Retail Paper Cup

Approx: 50 Snails per cup.
Packed in paper retail cup.
(Case Count 10)
UPC Code:657994-10022-5

Amblyseius cucumeris

Available Sizes:
WAC1K – 1K insects per bag
WAC50K – 50K insects per bottle

(Case Count N/A)
Always in stock and ready to ship.

Cucumeris is a predatory mite that feeds on immature stages of  Western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis). Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci) also Cyclamen, Two Spotted, Broad and Rust mites.

Amblyseius swirskii

Available Sizes:
WAS25K – 25,000 mites per bottle
WAS25S – 100 satchets per box with 250 mites per satchet

(Case Count N/A)
Orders must be placed by Wednesday for next Tuesday shipping.

Amblyseius swirskii is a predatory mite that feed on Thrips, Whiteflies, Spider Mites, Tarsonemid Mites, and pollen from the plants.

Aphidoletes aphidimyza

Available Sizes:
WAA250 – 250 insects per pack
WAA1K – 1,000 insects per pack
WAA3K – 3,000 insects per pack

(Case Count N/A)
Small qtys. always in stock, larger qtys. must be placed by Thursday for next Wednesday shipping.

Aphidoletes are used to control aphids indoors in commercial greenhouses and interior plantscapes as well as outdoors in orchards, shade trees, roses and home gardens. Optimum conditions are 21°-25°C (70°-77°F) and high relative humidity (over 70%), particularly for the pupal stage, which must not dry out.

Aphidoletes colemani

Available Sizes:
WACL5C – 500 insects per bottle
WACL1K – 1,000 insects per bottle
WACL5K – 5,000 insects per bottle

(Case Count N/A)
Orders must be placed by Wednesday for next Monday shipping.

Aphidoletes colemani is an effective wasp against a wide variety of Aphids including, Cotton (melon) Aphid, Aphis gossypii and green peach aphid Myzuz persicae.

Aphidoletes ervi

Available Sizes:
WAE250 – 250 insects per bottle
WAE5C – 500 insects per bottle

(Case Count N/A)
Orders must be placed by Wednesday for next Monday shipping.

Aphidoletes ervi is an effective wasp against a wide variety of Aphids including, Potato aphid – Macrosiphum euporbiae, Greenhouse potato aphid – Aulacorthum solani, Pea aphid – Acyrthosiphon pisum, Green peach aphid.

Atheta coriaria

Available Sizes:
WACR5C – 500 insects per bottle
WACR3K – 3K insects per bottle

(Case Count N/A)
Orders must be placed by Wednesday for next Monday shipping.

Atheta coriaria is a parasitic wasp that helps with the biological control of Shore flies (Ephydridae), Fungus gnats (Sciaridae), Western flower thrips (Frankiniella occidentalis).

Bumble Bees

Available Sizes:
WKBHC – 45 Worker Bees (Class C)
WKBHB – 75 Worker Bees (Class B)
WKBHA – 100 Worker Bees (Class A)

(Case Count N/A)

Orders must be placed by Wednesday for next Monday shipping.

Using bumblebees is an effective way of increasing profits and reduce labor costs. Many crops are well suited to natural pollination with bumblebees, including; cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, vegetables, seed crops, strawberries, blueberries, cane berries, melons, & squash.

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri

Available Sizes:
WCRP25 – 25 insects per bottle
WCRP100 – 100 insects per bottle
WCRP250 – 250 insects per bottle

(Case Count N/A)
Always in stock and ready to ship!


Cryptolaemus montrouzieri, commonly referred to as the Mealybug Destroyer was originally imported into the United States from Australia in the 1890’s for the control of Citrus Mealybug in California. Cryps targer mealybugs such as the citrus mealybug, affinis mealybug, long-tailed mealybug, obscure mealybug amd more.

Delphastus catalinae

Available Sizes:
WDP50 – 50 insects per bottle
WDP1C – 100 insects per bottle

(Case Count N/A)
Orders must be placed by Thursday for next Wednesday shipping.

Delphastus is used to control whiteflies in tropical and semi-tropical plantings as well as commercial vegetable greenhouses. Delphastus avoids feeding on parasitized whiteflies, therefore is compatible with the use of Encarsia spp. and Eretmocerus spp. whitefly parasites. Delphastus also tends to feed in high density whitefly populations, while parasites do best at lower densities of whiteflies.

Diglyphus isaea

Available Sizes:
WDI250 – 250 insects per bottle

(Case Count N/A)
Orders must be placed by Wednesday for next Monday shipping.


Diglyphus isaea is a parasitic wasp that attacks many species of Leafminer pests such as: (Diptera: Agromyzidae) in the genus Liriomyza, including L. trifolii, L. huidobrensis, and L. sativae. Regularly used in greenhouse situations growing ornamentals and vegetables.