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Genus Bemisia

Tiny Zephyr - Bemisia argentifolii Tiny Zephyr - Bemisia argentifolii Tiny Zephyr - Bemisia argentifolii Bemisia argentifolii
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Aleyrodoidea
Family Aleyrodidae (Whiteflies)
Subfamily Aleyrodinae
Genus Bemisia
Explanation of Names
Bemisia Quaintance & Baker 1914
Named for Florence Eugenie Bemis, pioneering female entomologist and whitefly expert
Numbers
~40 spp. total