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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IPM TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUBTROPICAL INSECT PESTS

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Title: Global Relationships of Bemisia Tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Revealed Using Bayesian Analysis of Mitochondrial Coi DNA Sequence

Authors
item Boykin, Laura
item Shatters, Robert
item Rosell, Rosell - UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS
item McKenzie, Cindy
item Bagnall, Ruth Ann - UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS
item DE Barro, Paul - CSIRO ENTOMOLOGY
item Frohlich, Don - UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS

Submitted to: Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: July 15, 2007
Publication Date: July 21, 2007
Citation: Boykin, L.M., Shatters, R.G., Rosell, R., McKenzie, C.L., Bagnall, R., De Barro, P., Frohlich, D.R. 2007. Global relationships of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) revealed using Bayesian analysis of mitochondrial COI DNA sequence [abstract]. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.

Technical Abstract: Global phylogenetic relationships of the major races of B. tabaci remain unresolved thus a Bayesian phylogenetic technique was utilized to elucidate affinities. All COI DNA sequence data available in Genbank for B. tabaci world-wide (369 specimens) were obtained and the first well resolved phylogeny for the B. tabaci species complex was produced. Nine major well- resolved (0.70 posterior probability or above) races were recovered. Relationships of the nine major B.tabaci races are discussed herein.

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