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Photo#191561
Scale-but what kind

Scale-but what kind
Apopka, Orange County, Florida, USA
June 14, 2008
Size: ~1mm

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Scale-but what kind Scale-but what kind

What was the host plant?
They are host-specific. Palm of some kind?

 
I believe it is called a Palm
I believe it is called a Palmetto plant (looks like a fan)

 
I think more than one plant goes by that name
but it could be Sabal palmetto. Unfortunately even if that's the right plant ID, a Google of "sabal palmetto armored scale" turned up at least two armored scales that host on that plant. Looks like more expert help will be needed.

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