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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Scale bug

Scale bug
Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
September 19, 2019
This picture is poor quality because of how small the insects were, but the ants are encircling the other insect defensibly. More photos of the bug under the scope are here too.

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