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Giant Whitefly

Aleurodicus dugesii

Description:

Baby white flying insects emerged from sac. They have a faint brown pattern on their wings. Last image shows pupa.

Habitat:

Bird-of-Paradise tree leaf

1 Species ID Suggestions

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 9 years ago
Whitefly
Trialeurodes vaporariorum Whitefly


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6 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Need to check their caterpillar stage and moth stage...!!
I find these are snout moths.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

They are like Garden Webworm Moth
http://www.pbase.com/rcm1840/image/12820...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I think these are not whitefly...
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Horticultur...

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 9 years ago

ceherzog suggested the ID to me. I had flash on some of my pics so they were much brighter but I think they're the same arthropods! :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Snout moths.

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 5, 2011
Submitted on Aug 5, 2011

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