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Seychelles Scale

Icerya seychellarum

Description:

approx. 5mm

Habitat:

found on leaf in garden surrounded by secondary jungle at approx. 1370m asl

Notes:

Hemiptera; Monophlebidae

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2 Comments

Richard Ong
Richard Ong a year ago

@Mark Ridgway... according to a study paper (link below)... "Icerya seychellarum was described by Westwood (1855) from the Seychelles"

ref: https://bioone.org/journals/African-Ento...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

An interesting one. I wonder if they were originally only in the Seychelles.

Richard Ong
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Spotted on Dec 23, 2019
Submitted on Dec 31, 2019

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