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Scale on Pine Needle

Scale on Pine Needle
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
March 19, 2006
Size: around 5 mm

Hi Lynnette, verrry intere
Hi Lynnette,

verrry interesting, but not something i've seen or worked with before. i'd assume it's a soft scale . . .

tony gallucci
hunt, kerr county, texas, usa

Soft Scale
I've moved to the family level based on your comment, this image, and this info. It seems to be a Striped Pine Scale, male. Striped Pine Scale, Toumeyella pini.

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