Pseudococcus

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Pseudococcus
Cochenilles.jpg
Pseudococcus citriculus, citriculus mealybug
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Family: Pseudococcidae
Genus: Pseudococcus
Westwood, 1840[1][2]
Species

150+, see text

Pseudococcus is a genus of unarmoured scale insects in the family Pseudococcidae, the mealy bugs. There are more than 150 species of Pseudococcus.[3]

Species[edit]

Species include:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ John Obadiah Westwood (1840). Synopsis of the genera of British Insects. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 
  2. ^ "Pseudococcus Westwood, 1840". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved September 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ Pseudococcus at the Encyclopedia of Life