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Species Graphopsocus cruciatus

Barklouse ID - Graphopsocus cruciatus Small Fly - Graphopsocus cruciatus Graphopsocus cruciatus? - Graphopsocus cruciatus Graphopsocus cruciatus Psocid - Graphopsocus cruciatus Barklouse 6 - Graphopsocus cruciatus Barklouse - Graphopsocus cruciatus Barklaus - Graphopsocus cruciatus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Caeciliusetae
Family Stenopsocidae (Narrow Barklice)
Genus Graphopsocus
Species cruciatus (Graphopsocus cruciatus)
Explanation of Names
Graphopsocus cruciatus (Linnaeus 1768)
wing markings and vein patterns distinctive
"Thought to have been introduced in the 1930 to both the east and west coast from Europe or Asia. After quickly spreading up and down both coasts it is now slowly moving inland." - Philip Careless
microflora on tree leaves
Life Cycle
Overwinter as adults
Females tend to be brachypterous, males macropterous (Greenwood 1988)
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