Genus Glycaspis
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


White Wax Scale - Ceroplastes destructor

Family Coccidae

This page contains pictures and information about White Wax Scales that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. They are also known as Soft Wax Scale.
Diameter 6mm 
White Wax Scale looks very similar to the Pink Wax Scale except it is white in colour. Its scale is a little larger and much softer when touch.
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1. Insects of Australia and New Zealand - R. J. Tillyard, Angus & Robertson, Ltd, Sydney, 1926, p174. 
1. Ceroplastes -, May 2010. 

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Last updated: October 15, 2010.