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Name: Whiteflies

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Hymenoptera

Suborder: Sternorrhyncha

Superfamily: Aleyrodoidea

Family: Aleyrodidae


Whiteflies can always be found on the undersides of the plant host leaves.


They have a broad range of hosts, such as cucurbits, tomatoes, peppers, cole crops, hibiscus, poinsettias, and feed on the leaf tissue.

Method of Travel:

Crawling, Flying


  • Control your weeds – they’re often alternate hosts for the whitefly.
  • When it comes to controlling whiteflies in the garden, conservation of native beneficial insects is a good plan of attack.

Steps to control:

  • Good, long lasting, low-toxic methods of insect control can be done with Knock Down Indoor and Plant Flying & Crawling Insect Killer or other Knock Down products listed below.