Host plants: Dialeurodes citri is polyphagous; among citrus species and varieties it prefers orange and easy peeler cultivars. Morphology: The. Dialeurodes citri (Riley et Howard) (Coutin R. / OPIE) Damage on lemon Leaves are curved and the underside is coated with honeydew and sooty moulds. Dialeurodes citri first appeared in California in , but never became a serious pest (Kennett et al. ). Citrus whitefly was found in France around

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Leaf infested with citrus whitefly white dots dispersed over leaf. Citrus Whitefly, Dialeurodes citri Ashmead Insecta: Ellismyrtle Myrtus spp. Body length is 1. Whitefly of the World.

Dialeurodes citri

Nymphs and pupae of the citrus and cloudywinged whiteflies are almost indistinguishable. White Flies Injurious to Citrus in Florida.

Transport of living host-plants or fresh foliage of host-plants presents the main quarantine risk. In the middle of each wing, cloudywinged whitefly adults have cjtri darkened area that is lacking in the wings of the citrus whitefly, and the wings fold to a flatter position than those of the citrus whitefly.

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The whitefly adult is white or white with dark spots on the wings. Dialeurodes citri is polyphagous; among citrus species and varieties it prefers orange and easy peeler cultivars. Tropical Pest Management, 33 4: The nymphs, after the first instar, are flattened, oval, and are similar in appearance to the early instars of the unarmored scale insects.


Selected References Back to Top Anonymous. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. In North America, citrus whitefly is found in the southeastern United States, from Florida west to Texas and north to Virginia, and also in California.

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It is creamy-yellow, 0. Nymphs are black with prominent spines. This occurs when there is constant flushing and availability of new growth, such as after severe hedging and topping. Correlation between the mortality caused by exposure to white summer oil sprays in pupae of citrus whitefly Dialeurodes citri Ash.

Adults of citrus whitefly, Dialeurodes citri Figure 2.

Several parasites and predators attack the citrus whitefly. Moreover, the life cycle of D. Nada, ; EPPO, Martin provides a key.

Forest Pest Insects in North America: Seasonal population fluctuations of Serangium parcesetosum Coleoptera: Central America and Dialeuroes Management Back to Top Biological control.

It is now found throughout Florida and parts of other Gulf States and California and in greenhouses in many parts of the United States.

Very similar to the second instar but larger; length 0. Annual Review of Entomology Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 56 1: Another key that covers 16 species of whiteflies that may infest Florida citrus was developed by the Ddialeurodes Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Division of Plant Industry, and uses color photographs of nymphs to assist in identification.


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Spring and autumn appear to be the best seasons for introducing E. Sooty mould growth is also abundant. Occasionally a yellow fungus is present. Some important species are the red fungus Aschersonia aleyrodis Webber and the brown fungus Aegerita webberi Fawcett.

Adult coccinellid predator of whitefly nymphs, Delphastus catalinae.

Species Dialeurodes citri – Citrus Whitefly –

Aleyrodidae Orientation to pest Citrus whitefly, Dialeurodes citri Ashmeadis a polyphagous invasive whitefly of Asian origin that was once a major pest of citrus in the United States, as well as infesting a range of other plants. White-fly studies in Dialrurodes control in subtropical and tropical crops. Aleyrodidae of Europe recorded in Croatia [Conference poster]. Patti I; Rapisarda C, White fly, Aleyrodes citri and its allies. Identification Back to Top The identification key provided here is designed to identify the four major species of whiteflies xitri commonly infest citrus in Florida.

Like all whiteflies, this species has sessile nymphs that are affixed to plant surfaces, where they feed by removing plant sap, debilitating the host.