Determination of whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) species from South Kyrgyzstan



This study has been conducted in the South Kyrgyzstan in 2015-2016 for determining whitefly species on vegetable and field crops. Main vegetable crops are tomato, melon, cucumber, pepper and squash and field crops are cotton, tobacco, sunflower and other annual crops with weeds that found in this cultivated plants were sampled during this study. According to sampling results, Aleyrodes proletella Linneaus (Lactuca serriola, Brassica oleracea); Bemisia tabaci Gennadius (Cucumis melo, Nicotiana tabacum, Gossypium hirsutum, Solanum lycopersicum, Helianthus annuus) and Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood (Solanum lycopersicum, Helianthus annuus, Cucurbita pepo, Cucumis sativus) were found on vegetable and field crops areas. These three species are the first record for Kyrgyzstan’s insect fauna.


whiteflies, Aleyrodidae, first record, Kyrgyzstan

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