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Ortheziidae. Heritage Island, Anacostia River, Washington, DC, USA. 30 June 2012.

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Ortheziidae - Photo (c) Glenn Seplak, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
treegrow's ID: Family Ortheziidae, a member of Scale Insects (Superfamily Coccoidea)
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Are those smaller ones offspring?

Posted by muir over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Yes, it's a female and a bunch of nymphs. I always forget that inat doesn't import the Flickr titles. The males in this family are winged and look completely different. I hope to get a photo of one sometime this summer.

Posted by treegrow over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Ortheziidae - Photo (c) Glenn Seplak, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
treegrow's ID: Family Ortheziidae, a member of Scale Insects (Superfamily Coccoidea)
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