Definition of Coccid insect

1. Noun. Scale insects and mealybugs.

Generic synonyms: Homopteran, Homopterous Insect
Group relationships: Coccoidea, Superfamily Coccoidea
Specialized synonyms: Scale Insect, Mealy Bug, Mealybug



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coccid Insect

cocaptains
cocarboxylase
cocarboxylases
cocarcinogen
cocarcinogenesis
cocarcinogenic
cocarcinogens
cocas
cocatalyst
cocatalysts
cocawine
coccal
cocci
coccic
coccid
coccid insect (current term)
coccidia
coccidia of cattle
coccidia of chickens
coccidia of geese
coccidia of pheasants
coccidia of rabbits
coccidia of sheep and goats
coccidia of swine
coccidia of turkeys
coccidial
coccidioidal
coccidioidal granuloma
coccidioides
coccidioidin

Literary usage of Coccid insect

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Account of the Insects Noxious to Agriculture and Plants in New Zealand by William Miles Maskell (1887)
"... however, much subject to attacks * Not necessarily a coccid insect : the fungus may also grow on the honey- dew of Aphis; but it is easy to recognize ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1892)
"... a coccid insect which has been doing serious damage to oranges and lemons in the neighborhood of Sydney during the past few years. ..."

3. Journal by California Legislature (1893)
"... a coccid insect which has been doing serious damage to oranges and lemons in the neighborhood of Sydney during the past few years. ..."

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