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Fiorinia phantasma scale infestation on palm

Fiorinia phantasma scale infestation on palm

The scale insect Fiorinia phantasma, sometimes known as phantasma scale, arrived in Florida in 2018 and threatens palm, ornamental, and fruit trees. A new guide in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management outlines biology and management of the invasive pest. Shown here is an ornamental palm tree infested with Fiorinia phantasma scale.(Photo courtesy of Zee Ahmed, Ph.D.)

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