Definition of Aspidiotus perniciosus
1. Noun. Small east Asian insect naturalized in the United States that damages fruit trees.
Generic synonyms: Armored Scale
Group relationships: Aspidiotus, Genus Aspidiotus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aspidiotus Perniciosus
Literary usage of Aspidiotus perniciosus
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1. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1896)
"In March, 1895, the same gentleman sent me some apple twigs with many scales, which I found to be aspidiotus perniciosus. Finally, in July, 1895, ..."