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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: Aclerdidae
Genera: Aclerda – Kwazuluaclerda – Lecanaclerda – Nipponaclerda – Rhodesaclerda
Name

Aclerdidae Ferris, 1937: 6

Type genus: Aclerda Signoret, 1874

References

Template:Ferris, 1937

Schneider, S.A. 2019. A key to the flat grass scale genus Nipponaclerda (Hemiptera, Coccomorpha, Aclerdidae). Zookeys, 862: 81–87. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.862.35294 Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Flat grass scales

Aclerdidae are a family of Coccoidea, the scale insects.[1] They are usually found on grasses, sucking sap from the stem, inside the leaf sheaths.[2]
References

McConnell, Harold S. (1953). A classification of the coccid family Aclerdidae. Bulletin A of the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station, Volume 75. Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Maryland. OCLC 21121751.
Maw, H. Eric L.; et al. (2000). Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska. NRC Research Press. p. 42. ISBN 978-0-660-18165-3.

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