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Cochinilla silvestre

Dactylapius coccus

Habitat:

Nopal

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4 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

"It is in the nymph stage (also called the crawler stage) that the cochineal disperses. The juveniles move to a feeding spot and produce long wax filaments."

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Does this species engage in parental care of its young? Thanks

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

Moved to Arthropods.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Good spot !!

Filochofia
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Filochofia

Guatemala, Guatemala

Spotted on Jan 25, 2012
Submitted on Jan 30, 2012

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