2.4. Close-up of the second-instar male nymphs of Cystococcus pomiformis feeding from the nutritive tissue lining the cavity of the maternal gall.
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A bush coconut or bloodwood apple gall of Cystococcus pomiformis (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae), cut open to show the cream-colored adult female and her numerous, tiny nymphal male offspring covering the gall wall.
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Adult male scale insect of Melaleucococcus phacelopilus (Hemiptera: Margarodidae), showing the setiferous antennae and the single pair of wings.