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Genus Ceroplastes - Wax Scales

Soft scale insect - Ceroplastes - female Are these Ceroplastes sinensis (Chinese Wax Scales)?  - Ceroplastes cirripediformis Armored Scale? - Ceroplastes Possible immature scale or mealybug? - Ceroplastes Wax Scale - Ceroplastes Which Wax Scale is this? - Ceroplastes Pink Pod - Ceroplastes Unknown species - Ceroplastes - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Coccoidea (Scales and Mealybugs)
Family Coccidae (Soft Scale Insects)
Genus Ceroplastes (Wax Scales)
Arnett (1) counts 11 species. At least 4 are introduced
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