From the rules... "The taxonomic scheme is based upon the Audubon Insect and Spider Field Guide. Any arbitrations questions will defer to this resource as the correct answer. " and on p 512 cochineal bugs are labeled as Family Dactylopiidae. its not a perfect system, and no book I am aware of will resolve every issue that can arise with the fluidity of insect taxonomy.
No. Pictures cannot be taped into the field guide but they can be included in the allowable notes. Written notes would be considered annotations in the field guide.
Yes, students are allowed to bring one commercially published resource that may be annotated and tabbed (limit 3 words on tab).
Yes, highlighting notes in the book is allowed.
Yes, annotations my be drawings in the book. Nothing may be taped in the book.