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Photo#393776
Scale

Scale
Dunedin, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
April 17, 2010
Size: ~3-4mm
Is this a scale insect? There were several of them on the underside of a Schefflera leaf.

The color and deformation ind
The color and deformation indicate parasitism.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Yes, it is a Soft Scale, poss
Yes, it is a Soft Scale, possibly Brown Soft Scale (Coccus hesperidium). It is a common species with a wide host range

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