Kermes vermilio

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Kermes vermilio
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Kermesidae
Genus: Kermes
Species: K. vermilio
Binomial name
Kermes vermilio
Planchon, 1864

Kermes vermilio is one of the species of Kermes used to make the crimson dye also called kermes.[1]

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