Sweetpotato white fly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius 1989) (Biotype B)

Sweetpotato Pests

Synonyms:

B. inconspicua (Quaintance 1900–Aleurodes)
B. emiliae (Corbett 1926)
B. signata (Bondar 1928)
B. bahiana (Bondar 1928)
B. costa-limai (Bondar 1928)
B. gossypiperda (Misra & Lamba 1929)
B. chyranthes (Singh 1931)
B. hibisci (Takahashi 1933)
B. longispina (Priesner & Hosny 1934)
B. gossypiperda var. mosaicivectura (Ghesquiere 1934)
B. goldingi (Corbett 1935)
B. nigeriensis (Corbett 1935)
B. rhodesiaensis (Corbett 1936)
B. manihotis (Frappa 1938)
B. vayssieri (Frappa 1939)
B. lonicerae (Takahashi 1957)
B. minima (Danzig 1964)
B. minuscula (Danzig 1964)

A complete list of synonyms is given by Mound and Halsey (1978) and Perring (2001).

Taxonomic position:

Insecta, Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae

Authors:

H. Gamarra, N. Mujica, P. Carhuapoma, J. Kreuze, & J. Kroschel

Common names:

Tobacco whitefly, sweetpotato whitefly, cotton whitefly, cassava whitefly, silverleaf whitefly, the B. tabaci ‘B-biotype/strain’, ‘poinsettia strain’ (English), Aleurode du cotonnier, aleurode de la patate douce (French), Weisse Fliege, Baumwollmottenschildlaus, Tabakmottenschildlaus (German), Mosca blanca del algodonero, mosca blanca del tabaco, mosca blanca del camote, (Spanish), Aleirode delle solanacee, aleurode delle solanacee (Italian), Mosca branca do feijao (Portuguese)

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