Asterolecanium

noun
As·tero·lecanium | \ ¦astə(ˌ)rō + \

Definition of Asterolecanium 

: a large genus of chiefly tropical scales including some that are pests of oaks and ornamental plantings in California — compare pit scale

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History and Etymology for Asterolecanium

New Latin, from aster- + Lecanium

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