brown soft scale

brown soft scale
noun
pest on citrus trees
Syn: ↑Coccus hesperidum
Hypernyms: ↑soft scale
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Coccus

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noun
: a soft scale (Coccus hesperidum) that is a pest especially on citrus trees

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