Photo 1. Colony of Icerya seychellarum on Macaranga species Papua New Guinea attended by Oecophylla ants. Immatures are yellow.
Photo 2. Icerya seychellarum on unidentified host. Note the red colour of the mealybugs under the white powdery wax.
Photo 4. Infestation of flowers of Veitchia species, with all stages of Icerya seychellarum; from a distance the flowers appear white.
Seychelles scale, silvery cushion scale, breadfruit mealybug
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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