family Coccidae


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Noun1.family Coccidae - scale insects
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoidea - scale insects and mealybugs
soft scale - an insect active in all stages
genus Coccus - type genus of the Coccidae
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Naturally dead Aphis gossypii from family Aphididae, whitefly from family Aleyrodidae and mealybug from family Coccidae from suborder Sternorrhyncha infected with fungi were collected from upper leaves from 3 to 4 feet above the soil level.
Soft scales of the family Coccidae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) are phytophagous insects that infest leaves, branches and fruits of various plants.
The family Coccidae, or soft scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea), is composed of about 1100 species in 160 genera (Ben-Dov et al.