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Sedge scale

Sedge scale
Bare Mountain, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
April 25, 2012
On a woodland sedge (Carex cf. laxiflora). Possibly related to this one?


Possibly. The lower image is
Possibly. The lower image is of a male pupa. The main image is possibly an earlier stage. Definitely Coccidae.

Moved from ID Request.
But all Charley Eiseman can do with this is "some kind of scale"... although it's probably Coccidae.

To whom is this question addressed?
Charley Eiseman answers these kind of questions :)