Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Photo#55010
Brown Soft Scale, Coccus hesperidum - Coccus hesperidum

Brown Soft Scale, Coccus hesperidum - Coccus hesperidum
Ingram Dam Lake Bluff, W of Ingram, Kerr County, Texas, USA
October 9, 2005

Is this ID certain?
This scale is very different from the examples of Coccus hesperidum shown in Cranshaw's Garden Insects--they are flattened and not strongly patterned.

 
Hmmm . . .
Probably several of these images should be moved up. The IDs don't seem firm.

and what about

Tony,
would you mind taking a look at this? and telling me what you think.