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Photo#91465
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
Moved from Soft Scale Insects.

Brown Soft Scale
Coccus hesperidum
see: http://www.fiskars.com/US/Garden/Dig+In!/Gardening+Topics/Gardening+Topic+Detail?contentId=87539 for information about common pests of Holly.
see: http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPUBLICATIONS/EB1552E/EB1552E.PDF for photograph and a mention of it's occurrence on Holly.

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