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Genus Coccus

Soft Scale - Coccus hesperidum - female Soft Scale on Vaccinium ovatum - Coccus hesperidum - female Coccus - female ID help - Coccus hesperidum Coccidae (Brown Soft Scale) - Coccus hesperidum Brown soft scales on eastern mistletoe - Coccus hesperidum - female Coccidae, scale  - Coccus Coccidae, scale with droplet - Coccus
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 Coccidae (Soft Scale Insects)
Genus Coccus
Explanation of Names
Coccus Linnaeus 1758
Numbers
8 spp. in our area(1)
Remarks
Some are serious pests
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