This Rugose spiraling whitefly (Aleurodicus rugioperculatus) was first reported in Miami in the Florida region by Martin. This spiraling whitefly is a polyphagus pests (affecting wide range of hosts). Worldwide the rugose spiraling whitefly is known to affect more than 45 hosts including the plant species from the family Moraceae, Rutaceae, Arecaceae Musaceae and some other commercially important crops. In India spiraling whitefly is known to affect hosts from 21 families. Commonly infected crops by rugose spiraling whitefly are Coconut, Arecanut, Papaya and Banana.