Kerriidae is a family of scale insects, commonly known as lac insects or lac scales. Some members of the genera Metatachardia, Tachardiella, Austrotacharidia, Afrotachardina, Tachardina, and Kerria are raised for commercial purposes, though the most commonly cultivated species is Kerria lacca. These insects secrete a waxy resin that is harvested and converted commercially into lac and shellac, used in various dyes, cosmetics, , wood finishing varnishes and polishes. Species include:

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  • Kerriidae es una familia de insectos hemípteros en la superfamilia Coccoidea. (es)
  • Kerridae è una piccola famiglia di insetti dell'ordine dei Rincoti Omotteri, superfamiglia Coccoidea. Caratteristica di questa famiglia è l'emissione di un secreto resinoso detto lacca. (it)
  • Kerriidae is a family of scale insects, commonly known as lac insects or lac scales. Some members of the genera Metatachardia, Tachardiella, Austrotacharidia, Afrotachardina, Tachardina, and Kerria are raised for commercial purposes, though the most commonly cultivated species is Kerria lacca. These insects secrete a waxy resin that is harvested and converted commercially into lac and shellac, used in various dyes, cosmetics, , wood finishing varnishes and polishes. Species include: * Kerria lacca – true lac scale * Paratachardina decorella – rosette lac scale * Paratachardina pseudolobata – lobate lac scale (en)
  • Kerriidae (лат.) — семейство полужесткокрылых насекомых-кокцид, лаковые червецы. Имеют коммерческое значение, некоторые виды культивируются для производства шеллака. Около 90 видов. (ru)
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  • Kerriidae (en)
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  • rosette lac scale (en)
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  • Kerriidae (en)
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  • including: *Afrotachardina Chamberlin, 1923 *Austrotachardia Chamberlin, 1923 *Austrotachardiella Kapur 1958 *Kerria Targioni Tozzetti, 1884 *Metatachardia Chamberlin, 1923 *Paratachardina Balachowsky, 1950 *Tachardiella Cockerell, 1901 *Tachardina Cockerell, 1901 (en)
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  • Kerriidae es una familia de insectos hemípteros en la superfamilia Coccoidea. (es)
  • Kerridae è una piccola famiglia di insetti dell'ordine dei Rincoti Omotteri, superfamiglia Coccoidea. Caratteristica di questa famiglia è l'emissione di un secreto resinoso detto lacca. (it)
  • Kerriidae (лат.) — семейство полужесткокрылых насекомых-кокцид, лаковые червецы. Имеют коммерческое значение, некоторые виды культивируются для производства шеллака. Около 90 видов. (ru)
  • Kerriidae is a family of scale insects, commonly known as lac insects or lac scales. Some members of the genera Metatachardia, Tachardiella, Austrotacharidia, Afrotachardina, Tachardina, and Kerria are raised for commercial purposes, though the most commonly cultivated species is Kerria lacca. These insects secrete a waxy resin that is harvested and converted commercially into lac and shellac, used in various dyes, cosmetics, , wood finishing varnishes and polishes. Species include: (en)
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  • Kerriidae (en)
  • Kerriidae (es)
  • Kerriidae (it)
  • Kerriidae (ru)
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  • Kerriidae (en)
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