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Pest Identification Guide: Bondar’s Nesting Whitefly—Paraleyrodes bondari1

Nicole A. Casuso and Hugh A. Smith2

Learn to identify the Bondar's nesting whitefly, Paraleyrodes bondari, with this guide:

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This document is ENY-994, one of a series of the Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date May 2018. Visit the EDIS website at


Nicole A. Casuso, doctor of plant medicine, Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension; and Hugh A. Smith, assistant professor, Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Wimauma, FL 33598; Photo credits: life cycle images, Lyle Buss, UF/IFAS; nests on sooty mold, Doug Caldwell, PhD, UF/IFAS Collier County Extension.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.