Definition of Aspidiotus perniciosus

1. Noun. Small east Asian insect naturalized in the United States that damages fruit trees.

Exact synonyms: San Jose Scale
Generic synonyms: Armored Scale
Group relationships: Aspidiotus, Genus Aspidiotus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aspidiotus Perniciosus

Aspergillus clavatus
Aspergillus fumigatus metalloproteinase
Aspergillus oryzae carboxyl proteinase
Aspergillus terreus
Asperula
Asperula odorata
Asperula tinctoria
Asphodelaceae
Asphodeline
Asphodeline lutea
Asphodelus
Aspiculuris tetraptera
Aspidelaps
Aspidelaps lubricus
Aspidiotus
Aspidiotus perniciosus
Aspidistra elatio
Aspidophoroides
Aspidophoroides monopterygius
Aspie
Aspinwall
Aspis
Aspleniaceae
Asplenium
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum
Asplenium billotii
Asplenium bradleyi
Asplenium ceterach
Asplenium montanum
Asplenium nidus

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, ..."

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