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Standard name Coccus cacti
Other names
Standard abbr. Coc-c.
Other abbr.
Scientific name Protortonia cacti (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other scientific names Coccus cacti Linnaeus, 1758; Llaveia cacti Cockerell, 1902; Monophlebus cacti Cockerell, 1902; Protortonia cacti Morrison, 1928
Common names Cochineal
Substance description The dried bodies of the female insects are used for making a tincture or trituration.
Distinctness DISTINCT
Classification Organism – Animalia – Arthropoda – Insecta – Hemiptera – Margarodidae – Protortonia


Materia medica


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