¦astə(ˌ)rō +
: a large genus of chiefly tropical scales including some that are pests of oaks and ornamental plantings in California compare pit scale

Word History


New Latin, from aster- + Lecanium

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“Asterolecanium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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