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oak wax scale

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  1. See under pit scale.
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Also called oak scale.

pit scale

  1. any of various small oval-shaped homopterous insects of the family Asterolecaniidae, the female members of which have their bodies embedded in a waxy mass, as in the destructive Cerococcus quercus (oak wax scale or oak scale), or covered with a waxy film.
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