Image Number: 1265116

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Description:
when disturbed, secrete a red liquid as a means of defense. Note the two droplets on the large mealybug in the center.
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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Pseudococcidae
Genus: Pseudococcus
Subject: Pseudococcus calceolariae (Maskell)
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, July 8, 2004
Image last updated:
Tuesday, July 13, 2004