Image Number: 1435132

Adults on underside of camellia leaf. Scale infests Chinese holly, dogwood, ferns, figs, Satsuma orange, tea plant, and yaupon. The male is soft, white, narrow, with a ridge down the middle. The female is dark brown.
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Diaspididae
Subfamily: Diaspidinae
Tribe: Diaspidini
Genus: Fiorinia
Subject: Fiorinia theae Green
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, July 23, 2002
Image last updated:
Sunday, August 11, 2002