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Giuseppina Pellizzari, Faculty of Agriculture, Dept.Entomology,
Japanese wax scale
Ceroplastes japonicus

Japanese wax scale (Ceroplastes japonicus) is an insect pest of citrus. It is a native of Asia and Europe.

This pest poses a large risk to U.S. plant health. International commerce provides recognized avenues of introduction.

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09/17/2018 - Gardenia Insects