genus Bemisia

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Noun1.genus Bemisia - sweet-potato whiteflygenus Bemisia - sweet-potato whitefly    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
sweet-potato whitefly - a variety of whitefly
Bemisia tabaci, poinsettia strain, superbug - a strain of pest accidentally imported into Florida from the Middle East then spread to California where it is a very serious pest feeding on almost all vegetable crops and poinsettias
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The only other instance of an Ablerus species attacking a whitefly in the genus Bemisia is Ablerus inquirenda Silvestri parasitizing Bemisia (as Lipaleyrodes) euphorbiae (David and Subramaniam) (Evans 2007).
Eretmocerus hayati appears to display a precise level of host specificity limited to the genus Bemisia (De Barro & Coombs 2009), a trait possibly shared by other Eretmocerus from the Old World that have been reported only from this genus (e.g., Er.