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Aleurocanthus spiniferus(ALECSN)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: ALECSN
  • Preferred name: Aleurocanthus spiniferus
  • Authority: (Quaintance)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Aleurocanthus cheni Young
Aleurocanthus citricolus (Newstead)
Aleurocanthus rosae Singh
Aleurodes citricola Newstead
Aleurodes spinifera Quaintance

Common names
Name Language
citrus mealywing English
citrus spiny whitefly English
orange spiny whitefly English
spiny blackfly English
aleurode épineux du citronnier French
mikan-toge-konazirami Japanese
djeroek-motschildluis Dutch
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Hemiptera ( 1HEMIO )
Suborder Sternorrhyncha ( 1STERR )
Family Aleyrodidae ( 1ALEYF )
Genus Aleurocanthus ( 1ALECG )
Species Aleurocanthus spiniferus ( ALECSN )