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White bugs on shrub - Unaspis euonymi

White bugs on shrub - Unaspis euonymi
dayton, Ohio, USA
November 13, 2010
Size: 0.05" bug length

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Euonymus Scale
Unaspis euonymi. I'm not sure if its been recorded from your state so a sample to your local Agricultural Department might be in order. If it builds up in heavy numbers it can cause heavy leaf drop.

The white specimens are the males and the females are brown and somewhat hidden under the males.

 
Euonymus Scale
How do I get rid of this? It is on 3 shrubs along the front of our house.

 
Because Euonymus is evergreen
Because Euonymus is evergreen you would probably get your best results with a systemic insecticide.

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