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Aleurodicus dugesii

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Aleurodicus dugesii

Summary

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  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aleurodicus dugesii
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Aleurodicus dugesii Cockerell

International Common Names

  • English: giant whitefly

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
  •                             Unknown: Aleyrodoidea
  •                                 Family: Aleyrodidae
  •                                     Genus: Aleurodicus
  •                                         Species: Aleurodicus dugesii

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2020

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / external feeding
Leaves / honeydew or sooty mould

References

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Bellows TS; Meisenbacher C, 2000. Biological control of giant whitefly, Aleurodicus dugesii, in California. In: California Conference on Biological Control II, The Historic Mission Inn Riverside, California, USA, 11-12 July, 2000 [ed. by Hoddle, M. S.]. Berkeley, USA: Center for Biological Control, College of Natural Resources, University of California, 113-116.

Bellows TS; Robb KL, 2006. Giant whitefly. Pest Note Publication 7400, 7400. Davis, USA: IPM Education & Publications, UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California. www.ipm.ucdavis.edu

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Heu RA; Nagamine WT; Kumashiro BR; Watanabe TM, 2004. Giant whitefly Aleurodicus dugesii Cockerell. New Pest Advisory, No 02-04. Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Department of Agriculture. http://www.hawaiiag.org/hdoa/npa/npa02-04-giantwf.pdf

LaSalle J; Polaszek A; Noyes JS; Zolnerowich G, 1997. A new whitefly parasitoid (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae: Eunotinae), with comments on its placement, and implications for classification of Chalcidoidea with particular reference to the Eriaporinae (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae). Systematic Entomology, 22(2):131-150.

Mound LA; Halsey SH, 1978. Whitefly of the world. A systematic catalogue of the Aleyrodidae (Homoptera) with host plant and natural enemy data. Chichester, UK: John Wiley and Sons.

Nelson DR; Fatland CL; Buckner JS; Freeman TP, 1999. External lipids of adults of the giant whitefly, Aleurodicus dugesii. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 123(2):137-145.

Nelson DR; Freeman TP; Buckner JS, 2000. Waxes and lipids associated with the external waxy structures of nymphs and pupae of the giant whitefly, Aleurodicus dugesii. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 125(2):265-278.

Nguyen R; Hamon AB, 2002. Biological control of the giant whitefly, Aleurodicus dugesii Cockerell, in Florida. Florida, USA: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. http://doacs.state.fl.us/~pi/methods/giant-whitefly-bc.html

Riemann JG, 1996. Dorsal disks on the abdomens of Aleurodicus dugesii males (Homoptera: Aleurodicinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 89(3):405-409.

Virginia Tech, 2011. Virginia Tech scientist discovers presence of insect pest in Indonesia. Virginia Tech News. Virginia, USA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2011/02/020711-oired-whitefly.html

Zolnerowich G; Rose M, 1996. A new species of Entedononecremnus (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) parasitic on the giant whitefly, Aleurodicus dugesii Cockerell (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98(2):369-373.

Distribution References

Bellows TS, Robb KL, 2006. Giant whitefly. In: Pest Note Publication 7400, Davis, USA: IPM Education & Publications, UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu

EPPO, 2020. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO.

Heu RA, Nagamine WT, Kumashiro BR, Watanabe TM, 2004. Giant whitefly Aleurodicus dugesii Cockerell. In: New Pest Advisory, No 02-04, Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii Department of Agriculture. http://www.hawaiiag.org/hdoa/npa/npa02-04-giantwf.pdf

Nguyen R, Hamon AB, 2002. Biological control of the giant whitefly, Aleurodicus dugesii Cockerell, Florida., Florida, USA: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. http://doacs.state.fl.us/~pi/methods/giant-whitefly-bc.html

Virginia Tech, 2011. Virginia Tech scientist discovers presence of insect pest in Indonesia. In: Virginia Tech News, Virginia, USA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2011/02/020711-oired-whitefly.html

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