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Family Eriococcidae - Felt Scales

European Elm Scale - Gossyparia spuria Gossyparia spuria 5-12-10 01 - Gossyparia spuria Cryptococcus fagisuga with orange fungus? - Cryptococcus fagisuga Elm scale and ''crawler'' - Gossyparia spuria - female Male pupae of Crape Myrtle Bark Scale (Eriococcus lagerstroemiae) within ovisac - Acanthococcus lagerstroemiae - male Beech Bark Scale - Cryptococcus fagisuga - Cryptococcus fagisuga Beech scale - Cryptococcus fagisuga shiled bug - Gossyparia spuria - 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 Eriococcidae (Felt Scales)
Explanation of Names
Eriococcidae Cockerell 1899 [needs confirmation]
~90 spp in 10 genera in our area, ~700 spp. in 110 genera worldwide(1)
Similar to pseudococcids, but body of immature stages is bare or only slightly covered with wax.
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