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Pest Identification Guide: Rugose Spiraling Whitefly, Aleurodicus rugioperculatus

Nicole A. Casuso and Hugh A. Smith


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Publication #ENY992

Release Date:May 8, 2018

Reviewed At:August 25, 2021

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About this Publication

This document is ENY992, one of a series of the Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date May 2018. Visit the EDIS website at

About the Authors

Nicole Casuso, doctor of plant medicine, Environmental Horticulture Department; and Hugh A. Smith, assistant professor, Entomolology and Nematology Department; UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Wimauma, FL 33598. All images by Lyle Buss, UF/IFAS.


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