Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


common falsepit scale
Lecanodiaspis prosopidis Maskell

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common falsepit scale
Lecanodiaspis prosopidis
Life Cycle
Whitney Cranshaw


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Lecanodiaspididae
Genus: Lecanodiaspis

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: IRADQJA


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References

Common Name Reference: VEG_DISTURBANCE_AGENTS table of the FSVeg Field Sampled Vegetation Data Dictionary version 1.3, dated March 12, 1999.
Scientific Name Reference: Arnett, R.H. 1985. American insects: a handbook of the insects of America north of Mexico. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York. 850 pp.