Florida Wax Scale, Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock
Adults and early instar nymphs of the Florida wax scale, Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock.
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Sharma, Shweta, and Eileen Buss. 2012. “Florida Wax Scale, Ceroplastes Floridensis Comstock: EENY-510/IN913, 12/2011”. EDIS 2012 (1). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in913-2011.


The Florida wax scale, Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock, is one of the most commonly encountered soft scales throughout the southern United States, where it is a serious pest of citrus and several ornamental and landscape plants, like holly. This 4-page fact sheet was written by Shweta Sharma and Eileen Buss, and published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, December 2011.

EENY-510/IN913: Florida Wax Scale, Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock (ufl.edu)

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