Ivy Scale

Ivy Scale

Observation - Ivy Scale. Description: Whilst collecting some ivy (Hedera helix) leaves to feed to the caterpillar shown in http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/235931 I noticed several small scales on nearly every leaf I picked. My attempts at ID below.

Whilst collecting some ivy (Hedera helix) leaves to feed to the caterpillar shown in http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/235931 I noticed several small scales on nearly every leaf I picked.

My attempts at ID below.