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Giant Whitefly - Aleurodicus dugesii

Giant Whitefly - Aleurodicus dugesii
Gainesville, Florida, USA
September 12, 2004
Shown on underside of tropical hibiscus leaf. Adults are winged, immatures are rounded white blobs.

Aleurodicus dugesii, Giant Wh
Aleurodicus dugesii, Giant Whitefly. They're very fond of hibiscus here in California, but they also go to many other hosts in the southern portions of the state. I've also seen them heavy on lemon and bird-of-paradise.

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