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coccid

a scale insect - a member of the order Hemiptera. Males are winged; and females, which are scale-like, attach themselves to plants from which they suck the sap.
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Although the present findings reflect an incomplete record of fecundity, the rate of oviposition per day per female was slightly higher (2.02 eggs/day/female) than those recorded by Radwan and LOvei (1983) who introduced the coccid Parthenolecanium corni (Bouche) to adult E.