Lepidosaphes beckii

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Lepidosaphes beckii on orange fruit (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Michal Manas
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Lepidosaphes beckii (Newman, 1869) - (citrus mussel scale)

The scale insect is a pest of citrus (and other crops) attacking the leaves, twigs and fruits.

Cornuaspis beckii

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Zitrus-Kommalaus
• English: citrus mussel scale
purple scale
• Español: serpeta gruesa
• Français: cochenille virgule des citrus
• Português: cochonilha-escama-vírgula