Coccoidea

plural noun
Coc·​coi·​dea | \ käˈkȯidēə \

Definition of Coccoidea

: a superfamily of Hemiptera including scales and mealybugs and being equivalent to Coccidae in the broadest sense

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History and Etymology for Coccoidea

New Latin, from cocc- + -oidea

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“Coccoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coccoidea. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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