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Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby, 1915
CITRUS BLACKFLY
Aleurocanthus punjabensis Corbett, 1935; Blue grey fly; Citrus spring whitefly; Aleurocanthus punjabensis

Life   Insecta   Hemiptera   Sternorrhyncha   Aleyrodidae   Aleurocanthus


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All stages of A. woglumi may be found throughout the year. Eggs are laid in a spiral path on the underside of young leaves in batches of up to 50. The larvae avoid direct sunlight, usually settling in a dense colony of up to several hundred in the shade on the undersides of young leaves to feed on phloem sap. Adults of both sexes feed on phloem sap.

The life cycle takes 2-4 months depending on conditions, and there are 3-6 generations per year.


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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Anacardiaceae  Mangifera indica @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Meliaceae  Azadirachta indica @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Myrtaceae  Syzygium lineatum @ CSCA_TCN (2)
Rutaceae  Citrus aurantiifolia @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Citrus latifolia @ CSCA_TCN (3)

Citrus limon @ CSCA_TCN (4)

Citrus paradisi @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Citrus sinensis @ CSCA_TCN (12)

Citrus sp @ CSCA_TCN (10)

Citrus @ CSCA_TCN (1)

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