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Cochineal
Dactylopius coccus Costa, 1829

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hemiptera - bugs »  family Dactylopiidae »  genus Dactylopius

Scientific synonyms

Coccus cacti Linnaeus, 1758
Coccus mexicanus Lamarck, 1801
Coccus sativus Lancry, 1791
Dactylopius cacti (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dactylopius mexicanus (Lamarck, 1801)
Dactylopius sativus (Lancry, 1791)
Pseudococcus cacti Burmeister, 1839
Pseudococcus signoreti Cockerell, 1900

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Intertaxon relationships

host: Opuntia Mill. - pricklypear

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [98281]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Dactylopius coccus Costa, 1829]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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