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small homopterous insect that usually lives and feeds on plants and secretes a protective waxy covering
The scale insects are small insects of the order Hemiptera, suborder Sternorrhyncha. They comprise the superfamily Coccoidea, previously placed in the now deprecated suborder Homoptera. There are about 8,000 described species of scale insects.
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