Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)

Dooley Iii, John W., Lambrecht, Susan & Honda, Jeffrey, 2010, Eight new state records of aleyrodine whiteflies found in Clark County, Nevada and three newly described taxa (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae, Aleyrodinae), Insecta Mundi 2010 (140), pp. 1-36 : 15

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5164926

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5170139

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E31B144C-FFFD-FFBC-FF60-FB339B31DC3B

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Felipe

scientific name

Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)
status

 

Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)   1889

Diagnosis. Puparium: Habitus. Ovoid and usually pale to yellow with little to no wax visible. Slide mounted specimen-Lateral margin. Smooth to crenulate with faint tracheal cleft. Dorsum. Longitudinal subdorsal folds or furrows absent. Thoracic tracheal furrows moderately developed from marginal tracheal cleft extending at most half way to spiracle; caudal furrow well developed extending from the vasiform orifice to the caudal marginal cleft. Papillae present or absent. Vasiform orifice. Acute-triangular in shape terminating into a pronounced caudal furrow (shorter than orifice); operculum occupying anterior half of orifice exposing the inserted, elongated, lanceolate, and spinulose lingula. Venter. Antennae terminate at the T 1 pair of legs; base of legs with minute setae but without large spines. Tracheal furrow well developed and stippled. Pores. Pores and porettes distributed on the dorsum. Chaetotaxy. Caudal setae long and robust on tubercles. Dorsal setae highly variable, short to long, with acute apices.

Nevada distribution. Las Vegas (Clark County).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Aleyrodidae

Genus

Bemisia