2017 06 05
OSW clearly shows the layering of exuvia over the actual instar body.
2009 02 20
Gross similarities betwee OSW and the Black Parlatoria, Parlatoria ziziphi (Lucas, 1853), may puzzle pest control experts.
2009 05 05
Abundant honeydew elicits proliferation of sooty mould.
OSW went northward, driven by traded infested produce and plants.
2017 10 31
First evidence of self introduced OSW antagonist comes from A. spiniferus collected in Genoa city.
2009 05 14
Mixed infestation of OSW & Woolly Whitefly on the same Citrus
2011 04 07
SEM image demonstrates the glandular nature of the spines.
2008 01 12
OSW identification lies on slide mounting and accurate references scrutiny.
Fruits are blackened and unmarkeatable because of black fungi outbreack.
2018 04 25
The urban pest second-nature of OSW is well demonstrated on Pyracantha coccinea M.Roem., the scarlet firethorn.
2018 07 05
OSW host-shift is actually occurring in Southern Italy, when the pest moves to deciduous host plants, as grape (in picture, by Dr. Vincenzo Verrastro).
2013 03 26
The white wax large marginal fringe helps to identify OSW vs other congeneric species.
Unlikely to the great number od whiteflies, OSW adults have bright-red bdies with dark-grey wings.
Indigenous predators were active over the OSW invasion, but unable to check the pest below the economic threshold.
OSW population peacks underside host plant leaves.
2017 09 15
Conventional marketed natural enemies appear not to be effective.