Dr.Anil Kumar Dubey

Scientist- E

Dr. Anil Kumar Dubey

Scientist- E


Highest Academic degree, year

Ph.D.; 2004



Hemiptera Section


Email Address;


Phone Number

+91-9531962178; 9720108903


Area of Expertise

Zoology- Entomology


Experience after Ph. D.

19 years

Significant Achievements (max 5 bullet points)





  • Discovered 18 new genera, 110 new species of whiteflies from South-East Asia.
  • Revised 18 whitefly genera worldwide with taxonomic changes.
  • Whitefly control through neem formulations and plant extracts.
  • World whitefly catalogue together with zoogeographical distribution, natural enemies and host plants.


Recognised as ‘Supervisor’ from Calcutta University for Ph. D. Students.


Research Focus (max. 5 bullet points)



  • Taxonomy of whiteflies/Sternorrhyncha and their natural enemies of the Old-World Tropics.
  • Invasive Hemiptera pests and their interaction with local flora/fauna.
  • Whitefly-host plants association and phenotypic variations.
  • SEM studies on surface morphology.


Published 77 research papers in SCI journals; 31 papers in NAAS journals


Recent publications

Dubey, A. K. 2022. Description of Acanthonavis deflexa gen. et sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from the Nicobar Island, India, and generic re-definition of Editaaleyrodes David. Zootaxa, 5092(2): 209–220. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5092.2.4

Dubey, A. K. 2022. A new genus and two new species of whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from the great Nicobar Island, India. Biologia, 77(1): 445–454. DOI: 10.1007/s11756-021-00962-z

Dubey, A. K.& Paul, A. Brown. 2022. Six new species of Aleuromarginatus Corbett, 1935 and Paramarginatus sarawakensis Dubey gen. and sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from Southeast Asia. Journal of Natural History, 55(41–42): 2605–2649. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2021.2008038

Dubey, A. K. 2021. New whitefly genus and species (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) breeding on Orophea katschallica Kurz in India. European Journal of Taxonomy, 787(1): 1–16. DOI:10.5852/ejt.2021.787.1609

Dubey, A. K. 2021. Pealius gallae sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) causing leaf pit galls in Celtis philippensis Blanco (Rosales: Cannabaceae) in Andaman Islands, India. Phytoparasitica, 49(3): 1–6. DOI: 10.1007/s12600-021-00884-1


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Social Media

Twitter: @anilzsi