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Species Pseudaonidia paeoniae - Peony Scale

peony scale - Pseudaonidia paeoniae - female peony scale - Pseudaonidia paeoniae - female
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 Diaspididae (Armored Scale Insects)
Genus Pseudaonidia
Species paeoniae (Peony Scale)
Explanation of Names
Author: Cockerell, 1899
Probably an introduced species, like P. duplex