- Adults – 1/32"–1/8" in length. They are white and resemble wedge–shaped moths.
- The females lay eggs on the leaf surface which hatch in 10 days.
- The newly hatched nymphs crawl over the surface of the leaf until they find a suitable place for feeding and settle. They remain there until pupation.
- They can live between 30 and 70 days.
- Adults are found on the younger leaves and deposit eggs in this level. Pupae and emerging adults are located at the lowest leaf level.
- They cause damage by sucking the sap from the plants.