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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Diaspididae
Subfamily: Diaspidinae
Tribe: Chionaspidini
Subtribe: Kuwanaspidina
Genus: Kuwanaspis
MacGillivray, 1921
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Chuaspis Tao & Wong, 1982[1]

Kuwanaspis is a genus of scale insects belonging to the family Diaspididae. They feed on bamboo.


Species include:


  1. ^ a b c Takagi, Sadao (1999). "Notes on the scale insect subtribe Kuwanaspidina (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Diaspididae)" (PDF). Insecta Matsumurana. 56: 95–150. 
  2. ^ Tao, Charles Chia-chu; Wong, Chen-yu (1982). "Description of a new genus and species of bamboo scale, Chuaspis shuichuensis (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Diaspidae) from Taiwan, China". Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum. 35: 123–125. 
  3. ^ Yuyin, Lin (1990). "Observations on Kuwanaspis vermiformis (Takahashi)". Journal of Bamboo Research. 1990 (2).  Abstract