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Conchaspis capensis

(Conchaspis capensis)

Description

Conchaspis capensis is a species of scale insect from South Africa found on Metalasia muricata and Phylica species. It was originally described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1763 work Centuria Insectorum.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Hemiptera
Family:Conchaspididae
Genus:Conchaspis
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