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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Dialeurodes citri – Wikidata

The identification key provided here is designed to identify the four major species of whiteflies that commonly infest citrus in Florida.

Approaches to the biological control of whiteflies. Two species of whiteflies on citrus in eastern Mediterranean: Lotz x Figure 3. Nymphs and pupae of the citrus and cloudywinged whiteflies are almost indistinguishable.

Dialeurodes citri citrus whitefly ; adult and eggs on underside of Japanese persimmon leaf Diospyros kaki. Correlation between the mortality caused by exposure to white summer oil sprays in pupae of citrus whitefly Dialeurodes citri Ash. White-fly studies in Clitostethus arcuatus Rossi Ciyri, Coccinellidae – a predator of citrus whitefly in Adzharia. Insects of Citrus and Other Subtropical Fruits. Encarsia lahorensis was shown to be capable of rapid suppression of D.

Adults of the citrus whitefly, Dialeurodes citri Ashmead. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden, and Orchard. Photos of insects and people from the gathering in ArizonaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Alabama Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Iowa Photos from the Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa Photos from the gathering in Washington.


Distribution maps of insect pests. Whiteflies also are controlled by sprays applied primarily for control of scale insects. Like the scale insects, whiteflies lose their normal legs and antennae after the first molt they are kept, but are abbreviatedbut unlike the scale insects, the females gain them back in the adult stage. On citrus in Israel the pest usually completes three annual generation, in April-June, in July-August and the third, which usually overwinters, lasts until the following spring.

Aleyrodidae of the world and their parasites and predators. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. Aphelinidaefor control of citrus whitefly Homoptera: The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Whitefly taxonomic and ecological Website: Three species of Aleyrodidae new to Egypt Aleyrodidae: Title Pupal case Caption Dialeurodes citri citrus whitefly ; pupal case.

Chemical Control Chemical applications usually provide only a temporary suppression of D.

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Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest cjtri or installing a new browser. Because the green color of the leaf shows through the body, nymphs are difficult to see. Preliminary observations on the comparative development of populations of Dialeurodes citri Ashmead Homopt. Title Nymphs Caption Dialeurodes citri citrus whitefly ; nymphs and pupal cases on citrus leaf.


Leaf infested with citrus whitefly white dots dispersed over leaf Figure 5. Detection and Inspection Top of page The leaves of potential host plants especially their underside should be cotri for D.

White-fly studies in In the case of heavy infestations, the whole canopy of a tree may acquire an almost completely black appearance. Resistance in aphids and whiteflies: Another coccinellid species, Serangium parcesetosum, is probably native to India; but it has been introduced in several Citrus-growing areas for the biological control of D. Lacewing larva Chrysoperla sp. Patti and RapisardaBink-Moenen and Gerlingand Rapisarda report detailed information on the fourth-instar nymph pupal case.

The vasiform orifice is almost triangular, and is almost completely covered by the subcordate operculum. Parabemisia myricae Kuwana and Dialeurodes citri Ashmead. No attempts were made to require these natural enemies until when E. It is an important pest of Citrus, coffee, Diospyros kaki and a number of ornamentals. Resistance in aphids and whiteflies: