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- Dickey, Aaron M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- The Florida entomologist 2015 v.98 no.2 pp. 473-478
- Bemisia; DNA barcoding; Hemiptera; barcoding; birds; figs; genes; instars; nesting; nymphs; ornamental plants; phylogeny; population; Florida
- ... Several new whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) species have become established in Florida in the past decade. Three of these, fig whitefly (FW), rugose spiraling whitefly (RSW), and Bondar's nesting whitefly (BNW), have caused noticeable damage to residential plants in the landscape including ficus hedges, palms, and bird of paradise. Whiteflies are difficult to identify and 4th instar nymphs are n ...
- Dickey, Aaron M., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- The Florida entomologist 2015 v.98 no.2 pp. 776-779
- Hemiptera; Schinus terebinthifolia; adults; genes; instars; new species; nymphs; population; species diversity; Brazil
- ... SummaryFour populations of Calophya spp. (Hemiptera: Calophyidae) collected in Brazil were characterized using molecular and morphological methods. Examination of adults revealed the presence of 2 morphotypes, which were identified as C. latiforceps and C. terebinthifolii. However, morphological examination of 5th instar nymphs detected differences within C. latiforceps, with a population from Ubu ...