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Family Pityococcidae

Pityococcus rugulosus, live adult female, lateral - Pityococcus rugulosus - female Pityococcus rugulosus, preserved adult female, lateral - Pityococcus rugulosus - female Pityococcus rugulosus, preserved adult female, ventral - Pityococcus rugulosus - female Adult female crawler, Specimen 1, ventral, HMDS treated - Pityococcus rugulosus - female Hatchling, glycerin treated, ventral - Pityococcus rugulosus First stage quiescent larva, Specimen 1, dorsal - Pityococcus rugulosus Second stage quiescent larva, lateral - Pityococcus rugulosus Early male pupa, Specimen 2, glycerin treated, ventral - Pityococcus rugulosus - male
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 Pityococcidae
Numbers
5 extant spp. in 2 genera, all in our area(1)
Range
sw. US (CA to UT-TX)(1)
Food
hosts: various pines(1)
Works Cited
1.ScaleNet