Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source. Import

Name Relationship
Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius, 1889) Preferred
Bemisia argentifolii (Bellows et al., 1994) Synonym
Aleurodes tabaci Gennadius, 1889
Aleurodes inconspicua Quaintance, 1900
Bemisia emiliae Corbett 1926
Bemisia bahiana Bondar, 1928
Bemisia costalimai Bondar, 1928
Bemisia signata Bondar, 1928
Bemisia gossypiperda Misra & Lamba, 1929
Bemisia achyranthes Singh, 1931
Bemisia hibisci Takahashi, 1933
Bemisia longispina Priesner & Hosny, 1934
Bemisia gossypiperda mosaicivectura Ghesquiere, 1934
Bemisia goldringi Corbett, 1935
Bemisia nigeriensis Corbett, 1935
Bemisia rhodesiaensis Corbett, 1936
Bemisia manihotis Frappa, 1938
Bemisia vayssierei Frappa, 1939
Bemisia lonicerae Takahashi 1957
Bemisia minima Danzig, 1964
Bemisia miniscula Danzig, 1964
Cortesiana restonicae Goux 1987

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Bemisia tabaci Preferred
Aleyrodes tabaci
Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius, 1889) Authority


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