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Soft Scale - Coccus hesperidum - female

Soft Scale - Coccus hesperidum - Female
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
December 30, 2006
Size: 4mm
This was on my English Holly. I seem to find them frequently on that tree.
Immature female.

Moved from Soft Scale Insects.

Brown Soft Scale
Coccus hesperidum
see:!/Gardening+Topics/Gardening+Topic+Detail?contentId=87539 for information about common pests of Holly.
see: for photograph and a mention of it's occurrence on Holly.

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