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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Species Crypticerya genistae

White Partridge Pea bug - Crypticerya genistae Crypticerya genistae InsectScaleTBID08082014 - Crypticerya genistae InsectScaleTBID08082014 - Crypticerya genistae Crypticerya genistae - female Crypticerya genistae Crypticerya genistae Crypticerya genistae - 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 Monophlebidae (Giant Scale Insects)
Genus Crypticerya
Species genistae (Crypticerya genistae)
Food
Feeds on plants of several families.
Remarks
Introduced from Brazil. 2005 or earlier.