coccid insect


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Noun1.coccid insect - scale insects and mealybugs
homopteran, homopterous insect - insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoidea - scale insects and mealybugs
scale insect - small homopterous insect that usually lives and feeds on plants and secretes a protective waxy covering
mealy bug, mealybug - scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees