family Coccidae

noun
scale insects
Syn: ↑Coccidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coccoidea, ↑superfamily Coccoidea
Member Meronyms: ↑soft scale, ↑genus Coccus

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  • soft scale — noun an insect active in all stages • Hypernyms: ↑scale insect • Hyponyms: ↑brown soft scale, ↑Coccus hesperidum • Member Holonyms: ↑Coccidae, ↑family Coccidae * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Coccus (insect) — Coccus Coccus hesperidum Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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  • superfamily Coccoidea — noun scale insects and mealybugs • Syn: ↑Coccoidea • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Homoptera, ↑suborder Homoptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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