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Genus Ceroplastes - Wax Scales

Scale Insect? Mealybug? - Ceroplastes egg cases on red bay (persea palustris) - Ceroplastes Armored Scale? - Ceroplastes Armored Scale? - Ceroplastes Which Wax Scale is this? - Ceroplastes Formica francoeuri Tending Scales - Ceroplastes Ceroplastes sp. - Ceroplastes Scale? - Ceroplastes
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 Ceroplastes (Wax Scales)
Numbers
Arnett (1) counts 11 species. At least 4 are introduced
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