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Species Bemisia argentifolii - Silverleaf Whitefly

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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
Species argentifolii (Silverleaf Whitefly)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Also known as strain B of B. tabaci (Gennadius).
Explanation of Names
Described by Bellows & Perring, 1994.
Remarks
Worldwide distribution. Possibly its origin is India; first found in the United States in the late 1880's. Considered a pest.
Internet References
Bemisia argentifolii, PDF