Unaspis citri

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Unaspis citri (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Qing Hai Fan, MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Source: PaDIL

Unaspis citri (Comstock, 1883) - (white louse scale)

This scale is about 1,7 mm long, the female shields are brown with a grey edge. It is widely distributed in tropical regions and infests mainly the trunk and large branches of citrus trees.

Chionaspis citri

Vernacular names
• English: white louse scale
citrus snow scale
• Español: piojo blanco
• Português: cochonilha-farinha