family Diaspididae

noun
armored scales
Syn: ↑Diaspididae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coccoidea, ↑superfamily Coccoidea
Member Meronyms: ↑armored scale, ↑Aspidiotus, ↑genus Aspidiotus

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  • Diaspididae — noun armored scales • Syn: ↑family Diaspididae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coccoidea, ↑superfamily Coccoidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • armored scale — noun insect having a firm covering of wax especially in the female • Hypernyms: ↑scale insect • Hyponyms: ↑San Jose scale, ↑Aspidiotus perniciosus • Member Holonyms: ↑Diaspididae, ↑family Diaspididae …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • Aspidiotus — noun a genus of Diaspididae • Syn: ↑genus Aspidiotus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Diaspididae, ↑family Diaspididae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Aspidiotus — noun a genus of Diaspididae • Syn: ↑Aspidiotus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Diaspididae, ↑family Diaspididae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • San Jose scale — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta …   Wikipedia

  • homopteran — /heuh mop teuhr euhn, hoh /, adj. 1. homopterous. n. 2. a homopterous insect. [1835 45; see HOMOPTEROUS, AN] * * * ▪ insect order Introduction   any of more than 32,000 species of sucking insects, the members of which exhibit considerable… …   Universalium

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