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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map