White Peach Scale - Pseudaulacaspis pentagona - under construction for Hawaii situation.
3 July 2006
White peach scale infestation on papaya stem.
Low-density white peach scale infestation on papaya fruit, few scale insects at the calyx end of the fruit.
High-density white peach scale infestation on papaya fruit.
Eggs and crawlers (yellow) of white peach scale, once scale is lifted.
The female scales protect the eggs below themselves, and the crawlers move out from under the mother to move to new locations on the plant. Only the males fly.