Chiun-Cheng Ko (¨_ęT¶® , Professor & Chairman)
Insect Taxonomy Lab.
Research area:
Aleyrodidae taxonomy
  • Molecular phylogeny of Bemisia tabaci
  • Systematics of Dialeurodes from Taiwan
  • Systematics of Bemisia from Taiwan
  • Molecular detection of Tomato leaf curl Taiwan virus transmitted by Bemisia tabaci from the fields
Aphidae taxonomy
  • Molecular systematics and life cycle of Hormaphidinae in Taiwan
Aphelinidae taxonomy
  • Taxonomy of Encarsia parasitizing Bemisia from Taiwan

  • Postdoctoral fellow: 0
  • Ph.D. student: 2
  • M.S. student: 4
  • Undergraduate student: 0
  • Research assistant: 1

Selected Publications (for further publications, please see the appendix)

  1. Dubey, A. K., and C. C. Ko*. 2009. A review of the genus Aleurolobus Quaintance and Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from Taiwan, based mainly on pupal morphology with a description of a new species. Entomol. Sci. 12: 77-92. [SCI]
  2. Dubey, A. K., C. C. Ko, and B. V. David. 2009. The whitefly genus Lipaleyrodes Takahashi: a junior synonym of the genus Bemisia Quaintance and Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) a revision based on morphology. Zool. Stud. 48: 539-557. [SCI]

Insect Taxanomy Laboratory
Teaching courses:
  • Insect Identification
  • nsect Functional Morphology and Physiology
  • Immature Insects
  • Economic Entomology

°@ Making and preserving for microscopical slides

°@ Materials for morphological and molecular taxonomy

°@Field trips for courses of immature insect taxonomy and applied entomology