Aspidiotus destructor

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Source: United States National Collection of Scale Insects Photographs Archive, USDA Agricultural Research Service - IPM Images

Aspidiotus destructor Signoret, 1869 - (coconut scale)

This scale insect is widely distributed and attacks palms and other crops. The species is usually controlled by various natural enemies.

For Aspidiotus destructor rigidus see Aspidiotus rigidus.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Kokospalmenschildlaus
• English: coconut scale
transparent scale
• Español: conchuela del cocotero
• Français: cochenille du cocotier
• Português: cochonilha-do-coqueiro

For details see the respective page in BugwoodWiki.