Image Number: 5439461

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Pupa(e)
Description:
It is an overturned parasitized scale.  The bottom covering of the "scale" is actually the parasitoid's pupal covering.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Mobile, Alabama, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: N/A
Subject: ants, bees, sawflies, wasps, and allies

Host

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Coccidae
Subfamily: Ceroplastinae
Tribe: Ceroplastini
Genus: Ceroplastes
Subject: Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Image last updated:
Friday, June 24, 2011