Cottony cushion scale (Icerya purchasi)? - Icerya purchasi
Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park, Carpinteria, CA, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
March 29, 2009
Size: ~1 cm
This insect was on the stem of a coyote brush (Baccharis pilularis). I'm wondering if it might be a cottony cushion scale (Icerya purchasi).