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CSL Pest Risk Analysis for Aleurocerus palmae


Aleurocerus palmae is a whitefly pest from Central and northern South America. Its main hosts seem to be palms, although it is also found on a number of genera, including bananas and orchids, in six other plant families. Its native climate is tropical and its known host plants are not native or naturalised in the UK.


  • Aleurocerus palmae


  • Artocarpus
  • Chamaedorea
  • Cocos
  • Desmoncus
  • Epidendrum
  • Howea
  • Musa
  • Oncidium
  • Philodendron
  • Phoenix
  • Pouteria
  • Sapotaceae
  • Tillandsia


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PRA Area

  • United Kingdom