Crypticerya sp. aff. abrahami

Giant Scale insect


Crypticerya sp. aff. abrahami, Monophlebid Scale insect, Guyana image

 

Family: Monophlebidae

 

Photo note: Ants feed on honeydew produced by the scale insect. The locale for this photo was along the Rewa River in southern Guyana.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Note that this is both the family page for Monophlebidae and the species page for Crypticerya abrahami