Definition of Genus Dactylopius

1. Noun. Type genus of the Dactylopiidae.

Exact synonyms: Dactylopius
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Dactylopiidae, Family Dactylopiidae
Member holonyms: Cochineal, Cochineal Insect, Dactylopius Coccus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dactylopius

genus Cypraea
genus Cyprinus
genus Cypripedium
genus Cyrilla
genus Cyrtomium
genus Cystophora
genus Cystopteris
genus Cytisus
genus Daboecia
genus Dacelo
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius (current term)
genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea
genus Danaus
genus Daphne
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis

Literary usage of Genus Dactylopius

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"genus Dactylopius. To the genus Dactylopius belong the insects commonly known as mealy bugs. The antennae of the female are six-jointed in the larva, ..."

2. Teachers' Manual: Or, the Best Method of Teaching the Natural History of by Matthew Cooke (1884)
"genus Dactylopius. Q.—Describe the characters by which the insects of this genus are distinguished ? Q.—Name the examples given in the illustrations . ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"*A genus of few species, found in Europe ; when the male is unknown, the female is usually referred with safety to the large genus Dactylopius rather than ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1881)
"To the genus Dactylopius belong the insects commonly known as mealy bugs. The antennae of the female are 6-jointe/l in the larva, ..."

5. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1891)
"In these characters there are suggestions of the genus Dactylopius, but the forms of the sac and the antennae at once separate it from this genus. ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"The genus Dactylopius, as now understood, contains very divergent forms, but great difficulty is felt in any attempt to separate it into. subgeneric groups. ..."

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