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Noun1.Dactylopiidae - cochineal insects
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoidea - scale insects and mealybugs
Dactylopius, genus Dactylopius - type genus of the Dactylopiidae
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The family Dactylopiidae has only one genus, Dactylopius, with nine species, all of them originated in America and specialized in Cactaceae of the genus Opuntia.
tomentosus compared with its congeners (Perez-Guerra & Kosztarab 1992), and because of lack of certainty in the relations between Dactylopiidae and the other families included in the Coccoidea, we opted in this work to use D.
Biosystematics of the family Dactylopiidae (Homoptera: Coccinea) with emphasis on the life cycle of Dactylopius coccus Costa.