Morganella (insect)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Diaspididae
Tribe: Aspidiotini
Genus: Morganella
Cockerell, 1897

Morganella is a genus of scale insects in the family Diaspididae. Morganella longispina is the type species.


Other species formerly Morganella[edit]

Takagi has suggested that the other African species, M. acaciae, M. conspicua, M. pseudospinigera and M. spinigera, as well as the anomalous Morganella cueroensis, do not belong in Morganella.[2]


  1. ^ Moved by Chou, Io (周尧) (1985). Monographia Diaspididarum Sinensium 2 (中国盾蚧志 2) (in Chinese). Shaanxi: Eldonejo de Scienco kaj Tekniko. OCLC 182850159. 
  2. ^ (Takagi, 2007)


External links[edit]

Data related to Morganella (Diaspididae) at Wikispecies