Photos: Asian Cycad Scale (Aulacaspis yasumatsui)

Asian Cycad Scale
The large white objects that look like oyster shells are the adult female scale. The white cylindrical objects are the adult male scales. The small yellow objects are immature scales called crawlers. Photo by Doug Caldwell.


Asian Cycad Scale
A close up of the male and female scales, and a couple of crawlers towards the upper right.

Asian Cycad Scale

Asian Cycad Scale
Distribution of scale on a moderately infested plant. Photos by Holly Glen.


Asian Cycad Scale
A severe infestation.


Asian Cycad Scale
Another severe infestation. Photo by Holly Glen.


Asian Cycad Scale
Dense population of Asian cycad scale. Photo by Holly Glen.


Asian Cycad Scale
A severely infested sago that has had the fronds removed. Notice the scale on the stubs of the frond and all over the top.


Asian Cycad Scale
Another severely infested frond. Photo by Doug Caldwell.


Asian Cycad Scale
Another example of Asian cycad scale in every nook and cranny of a sago trunk.

(Coccobius fulvus)
The Parasitic Wasp (Coccobius fulvus) on the lower left of a female scale with an exit hole indicating that the scale had been parasitized.


(Coccobius fulvus)

Parasitic Wasp (Coccobius fulvus)
The Parasitic Wasp (Coccobius fulvus). Photos by Holly Glen.

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