Male standing on egg sac. University of California Irvine Arboretum, Irvine, Orange County, CA. © Peter J. Bryant.

Cottony Cushion Scale

Icerya purchasi

Hemiptera: Margarodidae

Back to Hemiptera index page
Back to Arthropods of Orange County, California
Back to Natural History of Orange County, California


Male standing on egg sac. University of California Irvine Arboretum, Irvine, Orange County, CA. © Peter J. Bryant.

Male standing on egg sac. University of California Irvine Arboretum, Irvine, Orange County, CA. © Peter J. Bryant.

Females. University of California Irvine Arboretum, Irvine, Orange County, CA. © Peter J. Bryant.

Females with egg sacs. University of California Irvine Arboretum, Irvine, Orange County, CA. © Peter J. Bryant.

Females. Woods End Wilderness Preserve, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10-24-08. © Peter J. Bryant.

Female with egg sac. Woods End Wilderness Preserve, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10-24-08. © Peter J. Bryant.

Female, size: ~4mm. Laguna Niguel Regional Park, Orange County, CA. 11/23/09. © Peter J. Bryant.