BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

COCCOIDEA (scale insects, coccids)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Superfamily)

Aondia lauri ((Bay Scale)) Species   1 ident refs
Aulacaspis rosae (Scurfy Scale, Rose Scale)
Aulacaspis yasumatsui ((Cycad Scale)) Species   1 ident refs
Ceroplastes floridensis ((Forida Wax Scale)) Species   1 ident refs
COCCIDAE (soft scales)
Eulecanium (a genus of soft scales), eg: Eulecanium tiliae (Nut Scale) - Scale insects on hawthorn twig Pulvinaria (a genus of scale insects), eg: Pulvinaria regalis (Horse-chestnut Scale) - Scales - in situ
Family 7 subtaxa 8 ident refs
DIASPIDIDAE (armoured scales) Family   1 ident refs
MONOPLEBIDAE (giant scales) Family 1 subtaxon  
Icerya purchasi Maskell, 1878 (Fluted Scale, Cottony Cushion Scale) Species   2 ident refs
ORTHEZIIDAE (ensign scales) Family 1 subtaxon  
Newsteadia floccosa (De Geer, 1778) (Boreal Ensign Scale) Species    
PSEUDOCOCCIDAE Heymons, 1915 (mealybugs) Family 3 subtaxa  
Balanococcus kwoni Pellizzari & Danzig, 2007 (a bamboo mealybug) Species   1 ident refs
Phenacoccus Cockerell, 1893 (a genus of alien mealybugs)
Genus 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni Tozzetti, 1867) (Longtailed Mealybug)
Adult - on peduncle
Unidentified Coccoidea (Unidentified Scale Insects, Coccids) Unidentified    

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Bedfordshire Scale Insects: Bedfordshire Scale Insects


Malumphy, C., 2012 Scale insect pests of ornamental ferns grown indoors in Britain

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 3 general literature references to COCCOIDEA (scale insects, coccids)

COCCOIDEA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 390 feeding and other relationships of COCCOIDEA (scale insects, coccids)

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