Armoured scale insect initial scale cap construction - latania scale on a kiwifruit leaf

Time lapse video showing the first 14 hours in the construction of a scale cap by a latania scale insect.

Each segment of the clock in the bottom right of the picture represents one hour. The time-lapse was produced by Tim Holmes of the Plant & Food Research Science Support Team for Gary Hill an Entomologist based at the Plant & Food Research center at Te Puke, New Zealand.

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