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Citrus blackfly

Scientific Name
Aleurocanthus woglumi
Scientific Author
Ashby, 1915
(Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae: Aleyrodinae)

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CABI (2004)  CABI Crop Protection Compendium, 2004 Edition. © CAB International, Wallingford, UK, 2004.


Dietz HF, Zetek J. 1920. The blackfly of citrus and other subtropical plants. USDA Bulletin 885:1-55


Dowell RV, Cherry RH, Fitzpatrick GE, Reinert JA, Knapp JL. 1981. Biology, plant-insect relations, and control of the citrus blackfly. Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 818:1-48.


Martin, J. (1999). The Whitefly fauna of Australia (Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae). A taxonomic account and identification guide.CSIRO Entomology Technical Paper No. 38, CSIRO, Melbourne, 197pp.


OEPP/EPPO (1979) Data sheets on quarantine organisms No. 103, Aleurocanthus woglumi. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 11 (1).


Steinberg, B.; Dowell, R.V. (1980) Suitability of native or naturalized plants as long-term hosts of the citrus blackfly. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 73, 662-664



Jon Martin, Natural History Museum of London