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Species Milviscutulus mangiferae - Mango Shield Scale

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Coccoidea (Scales and Mealybugs)
Family Coccidae (Soft Scale Insects)
Genus Milviscutulus
Species mangiferae (Mango Shield Scale)
Numbers
2.5 to 4mm long
Remarks
Introduced species. Found and intercepted numerous times at ports of entry.
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