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Male Cochineal scale?

Male Cochineal scale?
Hanging Rock State Park, Stokes County, North Carolina, USA
September 22, 2012
Size: ~1mm

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Male Cochineal scale? Male Cochineal scale?


Moved from ID Request.

This looks a lot like a Xylococcidae, there has not been any record of the family in North Carolina so far, very cool finding!

Thanks, I appreciate the ID!

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