In north Italy were I live I have two plants of laurus at the two sides of a garden. One of them has some sort of parasite on its leaves. Image Someone know something about it? Leaves are covered with something like an oil.

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    $\begingroup$ Looks like some sort of scale insect. You should add where you're located, that might be helpful. $\endgroup$
    – picapica
    Sep 10 '16 at 9:01

As @picapica has pointed out, I presume these are scale insects, the first instar of Japanese wax scale, Ceroplastes japonicus.

Laurus sp. is a host of this hemiptera in Italy.

Here is an image showing the second instar from Italy: Image

These are the adult females :

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