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Species Matsucoccus acalyptus - Pinyon Needle Scale

NM pinyon needle scale first stage larva, desiccated Specimen 2, dorsal - Matsucoccus acalyptus NM pinyon needle scale male pupa, anterior - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale prepupa, ventral legs - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale adult male, teneral ventro-lateral left - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale adult male Specimen 2, lateral - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale adult male Specimen 2, lateral caudal brush base - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale adult male Specimen 5, lateral abdomen - Matsucoccus acalyptus - male NM pinyon needle scale adult female Specimen 2, anterior (antennae downturned) - Matsucoccus acalyptus - female
Classification
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 Matsucoccidae
Genus Matsucoccus
Species acalyptus (Pinyon Needle Scale)
Explanation of Names
Matsucoccus acalyptus Herbert, 1921
Identification
Excellent article covering many details here: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1045029
Life Cycle
See thorough details here
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