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Family Kermesidae - Gall-like Scale Insects

Scale insect? - female Scale insect? - female Gall-like Scale Scale on Bur Oak Scale on Bur Oak Old Kermes Scales? Bud gall on Quercus virginiana coccoid gall - Olliffiella cristicola
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 Kermesidae (Gall-like Scale Insects)
Numbers
33 spp. in 5 genera in our area, >90 spp. in 10 genera worldwide(1)
Food
most spp. on oaks, some on chinquapin(2)