citricola scale

noun
ci·tric·o·la scale | \sə̇‧ˈtrikələ-\
variants: or less commonly citricola
plural -s

Definition of citricola scale 

: a scale (Coccus pseudomagnoliarum) believed to be native to Japan but injurious to citrus fruit trees in California

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History and Etymology for citricola scale

New Latin, from citr- + -cola

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