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Common Name

Croton whitefly

Scientific Name

Orchamoplatus mammaeferus; previously, Aleuroplatus samoanus and Orchamus samoanus.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
1Information from Swaine G (1971) Agricultural Zoology in Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London; and from CABI (2015) Orchamoplatus mammaeferus (croton whitefly) Crop Protection Compendium. (; and Aleyrodidae: Key to the genera. USDA, APHIS, PPQ. ( Photo 1 Croton whitefly (Orchamoplatus mammaeferus) California Department of Food and Agriculture. ( Photo 2 MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Croton Whitefly (Orchamoplatus mammaeferus) PaDIL - (

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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