Coccidae


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Noun1.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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The gall-inducing Cecidomyiidae seems to have evolved directly from detritivorous/mycetophagous ancestors, while other insect groups have evolved from: spores/pollen feeders (such as Thysanoptera: Phloeothripidae); plant sap feeders (as Hemiptera: Adelgidae, Eriosomatidae, Psyllidae, and Coccidae); foliage feeders (as Coleoptera: Curculionidae and Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae); stem borers (as Hymenoptera: Cephidae); leaf miners (as Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae, and Diptera: Tephritidae and Agromyzidae); and from zoophage parasitoids (as Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) (Roskam, 1992).
For example, when invasive Argentine ant, Linepithema humile Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), foragers were excluded from the terrapin scale, Mesolecanium nigrofasciatum (Pergande) (Hemiptera: Coccidae), the ants relocated their nests from the base of the host red maple trees due to the lack of access to their immediate carbohydrate resource.
En 1924 Jakobson propuso el nombre Diplacaspis para sustituir a Diaspis por ser homonimo de un genero de la familia Coccidae (Hemiptera).
El genero Metaphycus Mercet (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) tiene mas de 200 especies en la Region Neotropical (Noyes, 2004) y es un grupo de avispitas mayoritariamente endoparasitoides primarios de escamas (Hemiptera: Coccidae: Diaspididae)(Myartseva & Ruiz-Cancino, 2010).
mellifera, among others, as well as in the cuticle of Hemiptera Coccidae Ericeruspela [7, 8].
Las siguientes especies estan registradas en raices de cafe en Colombia: Toumeyella coffeae Kondo, 2013 de la familia Coccidae; Puto barberi (Cockerell, 1895) y P.