Coconut scale, ?Aspodiotus, Maldives Minimize
   

December 2009. Scale insects on coconuts from the Maldives are causing yellowing of leaves and nuts. A request for identification and control.

 

The photos were said to illustrate infestation by Aspidiotus destructor, although it is difficult to be sure from the quality of the photos.

 

Original:
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/pestnet/message/6745

Reply:
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/pestnet/message/6752