|European Fruit Lecanium Scale|
European Fruit Lecanium Scale (Parthenolecanium corni, but often referred to as Lecanium corni), is a common pest affecting several genera of woody plants, including both food crops and ornamentals. Other common names include: brown apricot scale, brown elm scale, brown fruit scale, brown scale, European fruit scale, New York plum scale, peach scale, and yew scale .
The scales are small, and dark brown, generally in large colonies.
Symptoms and SignsEdit
Heavy infestations lead to weakening of the plant and dieback