Image Number: 1626035

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
Plants which have lost their normal healthy green color are often infested. Upon close inspection, numerous white scale covers with yellow-brown centers can be seen on the foliage. Heavily infested branches yellow and eventually die.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

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: Carulaspis
Subject: Carulaspis juniperi (Bouché)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Juniperus
Subject: Juniperus spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, May 9, 2011