Saissetia oleae

Specimens identified, prepared, and mounted by American entomologist Richard F. Wilkey 1960s-1980s

Although it is a common parasite which occurs most often in olive trees, it is a polyphagous species, also attacking (but less frequently) citrus trees as well as various ornamental shrubs such as oleanders, pittosporums, sago palm, and euonymus.

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Common NamesOlive Tree Scale
Preservation OptionSlide Mounted


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