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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Aclerdidae

Aclerdidae are a family of Coccoidea, the scale insects.[1] They are usually found on grasses, sucking sap from the stem, inside the leaf sheaths.[2]


  1. ^ McConnell, Harold S. (1953). A classification of the coccid family Aclerdidae. Bulletin A of the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station, Volume 75. Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Maryland. OCLC 21121751. 
  2. ^ Maw, H. Eric L.; et al. (2000). Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska. NRC Research Press. p. 42. ISBN 978-0-660-18165-3. 

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