Brassica Whitefly - Aleyrodes proletella

    Description

    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
    Habitat

    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