Hemiptera: True Bugs and Relatives - Alex Wild Photography
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Chionaspis pinifoliae (Diaspididae) - pine needle scale. Adults of these sap-feeding insects live beneath hard, waxy shells built along pine needles, while younger scale, visible here as the smaller specks, feed in the open.

Urbana, Illinois, USA

Chionaspis pinifoliae (Diaspididae) - pine needle scale. Adults of these sap-feeding insects live beneath hard, waxy shells built along pine needles, while younger scale, visible here as the smaller specks, feed in the open. Urbana, Illinois, USA

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