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Related to Pseudococcidae: mealybug
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Noun1.Pseudococcidae - scalelike insects: mealybugs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoidea - scale insects and mealybugs
genus Pseudococcus, Pseudococcus - type genus of the Pseudococcidae
mealy bug, mealybug - scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees
genus Planococcus, Planococcus - a genus of Pseudococcidae
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2007) Habrobracon hebator, chilosuppressalis purchase Iceryain disease Pseudococcidae
Scale insects of the families Coccidae and Pseudococcidae (Hemiptera) and thrips Frankliniella schulzei (Trybon) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) were observed in D.
There are 22 families--with more than 7,300 species--the largest and most common being Diaspididae, or armored scales; Coccidae, or soft scales; and Pseudococcidae, commonly known as mealybugs.