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Grana cochinilla

Dactylopius coccus

Description:

Insecto parasitos que se alimenta de losa nopales o plantas del genero opuntia

Habitat:

Vive en zonas con Nopal

Notes:

Con la cochinilla se obtienen tintes naturales

No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

Riveroak43
Riveroak43 2 months ago

Small beetles under the white secretion. Crushed for producing natural crimson dye

Hugo Contreras
Hugo Contreras 2 years ago

Ok, la agrego en un momento gracias

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Se podría añadir una referencia como esta http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochineal

Guanajuato, Mexico

Lat: 20.90, Long: -100.77

Spotted on Jun 24, 2012
Submitted on Jun 24, 2012

Spotted for mission

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