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Contact: Cathleen Moore-Linn
University of Guam

Cycad Leaf Damage

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

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