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Species Aleurocanthus woglumi - Citrus Blackfly

Lots to look at under the leaf - Aleurocanthus woglumi
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Aleyrodoidea
Family Aleyrodidae (Whiteflies)
Subfamily Aleyrodinae
Genus Aleurocanthus
Species woglumi (Citrus Blackfly)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1915 by Sydney Francis Ashby as Aleurocanthus woglumi based on information from Altus Lacy Quaintance
Explanation of Names
Named after entomologist Russell Sage Woglum
Remarks
A serious citrus pest introduced from Asia. Was detected in Key West. FL in 1937, eradicated and found again at a later time and is now widespread in FL. It is kept under control by biological and chemical means.
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