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oystershell scale
Lepidosaphes ulmi (Linnaeus)

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oystershell scale
Lepidosaphes ulmi
Infestation
William M. Ciesla
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Lepidosaphes ulmi
Infestation
USDA Forest Service - Region 2 - Rocky Mountain Region Archive
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Lepidosaphes ulmi
Infestation
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oystershell scale
Lepidosaphes ulmi
Life Cycle
E. Bradford Walker

Taxonomic Rank

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: Lepidosaphidini
Genus: Lepidosaphes

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: IRAKBHA

Categories

Category: Piercing and Sucking Insects

References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.

Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm