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soft scale insect on honey locust 1st year twig

soft scale insect on honey locust 1st year twig
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
March 25, 2010
Size: 1.5 mm, .8 mm wide
A Univ. of CT page states that honey locust is the host of two coccids: Pulvinaria innumerabilis, cottony maple scale, and Eulecanium caryae, large hickory lecanium.
http://www.hort.uconn.edu/IPM/nursery/caes_fs/caes_fs_scalepests.htm
Honey locust is introduced and naturalized in eastern MA.

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