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Trialeurodes vaporariorum (greenhouse whitefly; greenhouse white fly)

Synonyms: Trialeurodes lecanioides; Trialeurodes mossopi; Trialeurodes natalensis; Trialeurodes nicotianae; Trialeurodes papillifer; Trialeurodes sesbaniae; Trialeurodes sonchi
Language: French

Wikipedia Abstract

Trialeurodes vaporariorum, commonly known as the glasshouse or greenhouse whitefly inhabits the world's temperate regions. It is a primary insect pest of many fruit, vegetable and ornamental crops, frequently being found in glasshouses and other protected horticultural environments. Adults are 1–2 mm in length, with yellowish bodies and four wax-coated wings held near parallel to the leaf surface.
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Prey / Diet

Cucumis sativus (garden cucumber)[1]
Geniostoma rupestre[2]
Heracleum mantegazzianum (giant hogweed)[1]
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (chinese hibiscus)[1]
Parietaria floridana (pellitory)[2]
Phaseolus vulgaris (Common Bean)[1]
Pittosporum eugenioides (lemonwood)[2]
Psidium guajava (common guava)[3]
Solanum aviculare (Kangaroo Apple)[2]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Tropaeolum majus (nasturtium)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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