Definition of Family Coccidae
1. Noun. Scale insects.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Coccoidea, Superfamily Coccoidea
Member holonyms: Soft Scale, Genus Coccus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Coccidae
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, ..."