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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An important genus of scale-insects including all of the so-called mealy bugs so abundant in greenhouses. Recent writers place most of the old species of Dactylopius in the genus Pseudococcus.

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  • n. type genus of the Dactylopiidae

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