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Taxonavigation: Coccoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamilia: Coccoidea

Familia: Pseudococcidae
Subfamiliae: Phenacoccinae - Pseudococcinae

Genera not assigned to a subfamily[edit]

Genera: Anthelococcus – Artemicoccus – Ehrhornia – Eupeliococcus – Gomezmenoricoccus – Marendellea – Mombasinia – Nairobia – Ripersia – Wapoacoccus




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  • Cox, J.M. 1987: Pseudococcidae (Insecta: Hemiptera). Fauna of New Zealand, 11 .
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  • Moghaddam, M. 2013: A review of the mealybugs (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae, Putoidae and Rhizoecidae) of Iran, with descriptions of four new species and three new records for the Iranian fauna. Zootaxa 3632(1): 1–107. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3632.1.1 reference page 
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  • Williams, D.J.; Gullan, P.J. 2010: Family-group names proposed in the family Pseudococcidae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea). Zootaxa, 2400: 66–68. Preview PDF
  • Wu, S.-A.; Lu, Y. 2012: Notes on the genera and species in the mealybug tribe Serrolecaniini Shinji (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) from China with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 3251: 30–46. Preview


  • Miller, D. & Y. Ben-Dov. 2005. ScaleNet[1]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: mealybugs
日本語: コナカイガラムシ科
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