Jacaranda Bug Orthezia insignis

Jacaranda Bug on Tenerife
Ensign Scale
Jacaranda Bug
The Jacaranda Bug looks like a small whitefly but is one of the several Ensign Scale insects. These were on Tenerife.
Jacaranda Bug
Jacaranda Bug nymph
Ensign Scale nymph
Jacaranda Bug nymphs.
Jacaranda Bug
Jacaranda Bug nymph
Jacaranda Bug nymph
The adults do not feed. Only the adult male has wings and the adult female is said to be a wingless, legless scale insect attached to the plant.