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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