Phylogenetic Biology of the Bemisia tabaci Sibling Species Group

  • Judith K. BrownEmail author


Whiteflies are classified in the family Aleyrodidae (Sternorrhyncha: Hemiptera [suborder Homoptera]) (Mound 1984; Mound and Halsey 1978). The closest relatives to whiteflies are aphids, mealybugs, psyllids, and scales, which all feed using piercing and sucking mouthparts (Martin 1987, 2003; Martin and Mound 2007).


Gene Flow Insecticide Resistance Female Offspring Major Clade Sister Clade 
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  1. 1.School of Plant Sciences, The University of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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