University of Maryland Extension

Japanese Maple Scale - Woody Ornamental Host Plants

Paula M. Shrewsbury, Nancy M. Harding, Marie S. Rojas, Stanton Gill

Japanese maple scale (JMS), (Lopholeucaspis japonica Cockerell) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), is a prolific pest of major concern to nursery crop producers and landscape managers in MD and the eastern United States.

Japanese maple scale fact sheet - Life cycle and control (pdf)


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