BROWN SOFT SCALE FACTS
Brown Soft Scale is fairly flat with an oval body with a series of faint ridges across the body. Young adults are yellow to pale-green, developing a pattern of brown spots as they age. Mature adults may turn dark brown.
Brown soft scale, Common shield scale, Soft scale
3mm to 4mm long
Feeds on a wide variety of plants including peas, beans, berries, citrus, pome fruits, stone fruits, vegetables, flowers and garden ornamentals.
Females reproduce parthenogenetically in most areas (a form of asexual reproduction where an unfertilized egg develops into a new insect).
|Common Name:||Brown Soft Scale|