Brassica Whitefly - Aleyrodes proletella


    Adults are 1.5 mm in length. They have white wings with four inconspicuous grey spots. The wings are white due to a powdery wax.

    Identification difficulty

    On brassicas.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map