Landscape of a partially burned forest

Many different species of sap suckers currently threaten California forests. Some native, some not, sap suckers feed primarily on the sap of trees and shrubs on a seasonal basis. Because sap suckers intensely attack trees, they can cause serious health issues and death to plant species, with some varieties impacted more than others. 

Sap Suckers

Giant Conifer Aphid

Cinra ponderosae

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Giant conifer aphid, William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Bugwood.org
Giant conifer aphid, William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Bugwood.org

Giant conifer aphid

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Giant conifer aphid, Jim Baker, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org
Giant conifer aphid, Jim Baker, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org

Giant conifer aphid

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Giant conifer aphid, William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Bugwood.org
Giant conifer aphid, William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Bugwood.org

Giant conifer aphid

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Incense Cedar Scale

Xylococculus macrocarpae

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Incense cedar scale, United States National Collection of Scale Insects Photographs , USDA Agricultu
Incense cedar scale, United States National Collection of Scale Insects Photographs , USDA Agricultu

Incense cedar scale

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Incense cedar scale, United States National Collection of Scale Insects Photographs , USDA Agricultu
Incense cedar scale, United States National Collection of Scale Insects Photographs , USDA Agricultu

Incense cedar scale

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Oak Lecanium Scale

Parthenolecanium quercifex

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Oak lecanium scale, Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Oak lecanium scale, Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

Oak lecanium scale

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Oak lecanium scale, Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Oak lecanium scale, Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

Oak lecanium scale

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