Definition of Genus Dactylopius
1. Noun. Type genus of the Dactylopiidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Dactylopiidae, Family Dactylopiidae
Member holonyms: Cochineal, Cochineal Insect, Dactylopius Coccus
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Literary usage of Genus Dactylopius
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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. ..."