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Coccoidea - Icerya purchasi - female

Coccoidea - Icerya purchasi - Female
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
November 15, 2012
At first I thought these round things with the white, draping, cottony material were bugs. But on closer examination, I think they are colonies or egg cases. I don't know too much about this sort of bug, so I'll just post some pictures from the infestation and see what people have to say about them. On this picture, I see two small individuals, that I presume are immature mealybugs or felt scale or something.

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Icerya sp.
It is most probably Icerya purchasi

Females with egg sacks
After reading up a bit, now I believe these to be adult females with egg sacks. I've also seen downy white insects flying around. I presume some of them may be adult males. I don't know if I'll be able to get a picture of them.

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Moved from ID Request.

Reminds me of ...

 
Hmmm. Then maybe I souldn't t
Hmmm. Then maybe I souldn't try to get rid of them. So far I've found these on two of my roses. They're pretty, but I don't want them to hurt the roses.

Maybe this is the same thing?

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