Definition of Family Coccidae

1. Noun. Scale insects.

Exact synonyms: Coccidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Coccoidea, Superfamily Coccoidea
Member holonyms: Soft Scale, Genus Coccus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Coccidae

family Cichlidae
family Cicindelidae
family Ciconiidae
family Cimicidae
family Cinclidae
family Cistaceae
family Cladoniaceae
family Clathraceae
family Clavariaceae
family Cleridae
family Clethraceae
family Clinidae
family Clupeidae
family Clusiaceae
family Cobitidae
family Coccidae (current term)
family Coccinellidae
family Coerebidae
family Colchicaceae
family Colubridae
family Columbidae
family Comatulidae
family Combretaceae
family Commelinaceae
family Compositae
family Congridae
family Connaraceae
family Convallariaceae
family Convolvulaceae
family Coprinaceae

Literary usage of Family Coccidae

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

1. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"Tlic Scale-bugs or Bark-lice, Mealy-bugs, and others. The family Coccidae includes the Mealy-bugs, ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1895)
"304) an extremely injurious insect of the family Coccidae, to which he gave the name ASPIDIOTUS PERNICIOSUS, or " the pernicious scale," and he stated that ..."

3. The Journal of Economic Biology by Walter Edward Collinge, A. H. Reginald Buller, George Herbert Carpenter, Robert Newstead, Arthur Everett Shipley (1908)
"... the larger portion of which belong to the family Coccidae, but there are also several other Orders of insects represented, and efforts are being made to ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"List says that there are great differences in the alimentary canal among the members of the one family Coccidae. There are usually four Malpighian tubes, ..."

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