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Coccoidea  Handlirsch, 1903
Taxonomic Serial No.: 109195

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Superfamily  
  Common Name(s): coccids [English]
    mealybugs [English]
    scales [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHemiptera Linnaeus, 1758 – true bugs, hemipterans  
                                     SuperfamilyCoccoidea Handlirsch, 1903 – coccids, mealybugs, scales  
    Direct Children:  
                                        FamilyAclerdidae  – aclerdid scales 
                                        FamilyAsterolecaniidae Berlese, 1898 – pit scales 
                                        FamilyCoccidae Stephens, 1829 – soft scales, tortoise scales, wax scales 
                                        FamilyConchaspididae  – false armoured scales 
                                        FamilyDactylopiidae  – cochineal insects, cochineal scales 
                                        FamilyDiaspididae Maskell, 1878 – armoured scales 
                                        FamilyEriococcidae  – eriococcid scales 
                                        FamilyKermesidae Signoret, 1875  
                                        FamilyKermidae  – gall-like coccids 
                                        FamilyLacciferidae  – lac insects 
                                        FamilyMargarodidae Newstead, 1901 – cottony cushion scales, giant coccids, ground pearls 
                                        FamilyOrtheziidae Green, 1896 – ensign coccids 
                                        FamilyPseudococcidae Heymons, 1915 – mealybugs 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Coccoidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McGavin, George C.   
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bugs of the World   
  Page(s): 192   
  Publisher: Facts on File   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8160-2737-4   
  Reference for: Coccoidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Zimmerman, Elwood C.   
  Publication Date: 1948   
  Article/Chapter Title: Homoptera: Sternorhyncha   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Insects of Hawaii, vol. 5   
  Page(s): vii + 464   
  Publisher: University of Hawaii Press   
  Publication Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   
  Reference for: Coccoidea   

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