Dactylopiidae


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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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(2002) investigated 2 biotypes of Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) (Homoptera: Dactylopiidae) that feed on different species of Opuntia (Cactaceae), namely, Opuntia stricta (Haw.) and Opuntia ficus-indica (L.).
are reported as predators of the cochineal, Dactylopius coccus Costa (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae), used for the production of natural red dye in Oaxaca (Mexico) (Santiago & Meneses-Lozano 2010).
La cochinilla silvestre del nopal, Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell, 1896) (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae), es una de las plagas clave del cultivo de O.
Recently, it was reported in the semiarid region of Pernambuco, Brazilian State, associated with Ferrisia virgata (Cockerell) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on cotton and with Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) on cactus forage.
Productivity of cochineal insects Dactylopius coccus (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) reared on cactus pear cladodes Opuntia ficus-indica (cactacea) produced under different fertilization conditions.
Ovariole maturation of the cochineal insect Dactylopius coccus (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Dactylopiidae)
(2010), para la evaluacion de la cochinilla silvestre del nopal Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae).
Further, a highly appreciated natural dye based on carminic acid is obtained from cultivated Dactylopius coccus Costa (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) reared on the cladode.
Potential fecundity of Dactylopius coccus (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) under greenhouse conditions
Four native herbivores were examined: Chetinidea vittiger aequoris McAtee (Hemiptera: Coreidae), Dactylopius confusus Cocker ell (Coleoptera: Dactylopiidae), Diaspis echinocacti Bouche (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), and Gerstaeckeria hubbardi LeConte (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) (Table 1).