Invasive Scale Hides In Cycads (image) University of Guam Caption Aubrey Moore inspects cycad leaves in search of an insect pest that threatens the cycad populations in Guam and nearby islands. Moore and fellow researcher Thomas Marler have shown how the small insect can hide in secretive locations on the plants. Credit Thomas 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.