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Cotton Insect Pests

photo of whitefliesWhiteflies

Bandedwinged whiteflies are small, powdery white insects found on the undersides of leaves. Adults have two distinct grey bands across each front wing. Immature whiteflies, are also found primarily on the underside of leaves. Most of the immatures in this photo are in the pupa or resting stage.