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Eric Day, Manager, Insect Identification Laboratory, Virginia Tech

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The Gloomy Scale is a major pest of shade trees, particularly in urban situations where the trees grow next to streets and parking lots. Primarily red and silver maple; also: elm, hackberry, and boxelder. This scale is very destructive to forest and shade trees.

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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

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April 29, 2019

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