citricola scale


ci·​tric·​o·​la scale
variants or less commonly citricola
plural -s
: a scale (Coccus pseudomagnoliarum) believed to be native to Japan but injurious to citrus fruit trees in California

Word History


New Latin, from citr- + -cola

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“Citricola scale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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