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Coccidae

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The Coccidae are a family of scale insects belonging to the superfamily Coccoidea. They are commonly known as soft scales, wax scales or tortoise scales. The females are flat with elongated oval bodies and a smooth integument which may be covered with wax. In some genera they possess legs but in others, they do not, and the antennae may be shortened or missing. The males may be alate or apterous.[1][2]

Genera

See also

References

  1. ^ General and Applied Entomology: Hemiptera
  2. ^ What Are Bed Bugs? How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs
  3. ^ KONDO, TAKUMASA; Prof. WILLIAMS M.L. (2001). "The Myzolecaniinae (Hemiptera: Coccidae): Old World vs. New World" (PDF). Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e di Bachicoltura. II. 33 (3): 125–128. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-06-21.

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Coccidae: Brief Summary

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" Wax scale, Ceroplastes cirripediformis

The Coccidae are a family of scale insects belonging to the superfamily Coccoidea. They are commonly known as soft scales, wax scales or tortoise scales. The females are flat with elongated oval bodies and a smooth integument which may be covered with wax. In some genera they possess legs but in others, they do not, and the antennae may be shortened or missing. The males may be alate or apterous.

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