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Photo#41606
Cottony cushion scale - Icerya purchasi - female

Cottony cushion scale - Icerya purchasi - Female
Flat Island, Lake County, Florida, USA
January 22, 2006
Size: 12mm
Female with a larger instar, or possibly a male?

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Cottony cushion scale - Icerya purchasi - female Cottony cushion scale - Icerya purchasi - female

Egg Sac.
Actually, the big white thing is the female's "ovisac," full of eggs, if my interpretation is correct. The other thing may be a female without her waxy covering. I also see an aphid trying to hide behind the leaf; and, there appear to be two armored scale insects on the twig beneath the female cottony cushion scale.

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