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Use of cochineal beetles and honey bee in cosmetics

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article image COCHINEAL BEETLES Cochineal Beetles (Dactylopius Coccus) are the important insect which have many importance and present in different areas of the world. The cactus plants are the food of these insects. These insects are oval shaped, flat, soft bodied insects. They present in Mexico and South America. These Insects are feeding on the plant, moisture and nutrients and living on cacti. Female cochineal beetles eat the red cactus berries, so when the beetles…Read More