Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Ceroplastes
Family: Coccidae (Insecta/Hemiptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
sp. 98
NOTES

A wingless female scale insect which looks like a blob of wax. Male coccids are winged. They suck the juices from plants with very long thin mouthparts. They are often farmed by ants.


AUTHORITY
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: A white lump with a few darker streaks
Colour: White
Common Name
Scale insect
Habitat
NOTES: Found on various plants in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year



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