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Family Matsucoccidae

NM pinyon needle scale first stage larva quiescent phase, ventral - Matsucoccus acalyptus NM pinyon needle scale first stage larva quiescent phase, dorso-lateral - Matsucoccus acalyptus NM pinyon needle scale male pupa - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale male pupa, dorsal - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale first stage larva, oil saturated Specimen 4 ventral - Matsucoccus acalyptus NM pinyon needle scale adult male Specimen 3, dorsal abdomen - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale adult male Specimen 5, lateral - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale adult female Specimen 3, lateral upper abdomen - Matsucoccus acalyptus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Coccoidea (Scales and Mealybugs)
Family Matsucoccidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as part of Margarodidae(1)
Numbers
2 genera, with 18 spp. in our area and 42 spp. worldwide(2)