Cycad Leaf Damage (image) University of Guam Caption A leaf miner insect and an armored scale insect attack the old foliage of Cycas micronesica. The damage by these invasive insects does not allow these expensive leaves enough time to pay back the investment into their construction. Credit Thomas E. Marler Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.