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White Lerp Insect
White Fibrous Lerp Insect
Genus Spondyliaspis
Shell Lerp Insect
Genus Hyalinaspis
Clam Lerp Insect
Clam Fibrous Lerp Insect
Brown Clam Lerp Insect
Genus Acizzia
Wattle Plant Lice
Other Psyllids


Fig Wax Scale - Ceroplastes rusci

Family Coccidae

This page contains pictures and information about Fix Wax Scales that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. 
Diameter 5mm 
The scale is pale pink in colours with brown and white. The insect lives under the protected shell cover which is their pink waxy secretion. This scale insect can be found on a broad range of host plants. It is a common pest species around the world. 
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Many information of this scale insects can be found in the internet.

1. Ceroplastes -, May 2010. 

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Last updated: October 15, 2010.