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New species of Dialeurodes Cockerell (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) with diagnoses and keys to puparia and adults from Taiwan


Anil Kumar Dubey, Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University, 1 Roosevelt Road, Sec. 4, Lane 113, Taipei, Taiwan 106. Email:


Adult and immature stages of a new whitefly species Dialeurodes swidi Ko are described and illustrated. It can be distinguished from other species by the abundant large tubercles scattered over its dorsum, each of them bearing a geminate pore. The biology, comparative notes and identification keys to puparia and adults of Dialeurodes species of Taiwan are provided.