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Species Graphopsocus cruciatus

Bark Louse Eggs? - Graphopsocus cruciatus Pack Graphopsocus  7.10.09 01 - Graphopsocus cruciatus Hanging from a leaf - Graphopsocus cruciatus Very small insect - Graphopsocus cruciatus Bark Louse? Graphopsocus cruciatus - Graphopsocus cruciatus Barklouse 6 - Graphopsocus cruciatus Psocodea? - Graphopsocus cruciatus An Aphid Species? - Graphopsocus cruciatus
Classification
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)
Identification
wing markings and vein patterns distinctive
Range
"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
Food
microflora on tree leaves
Life Cycle
Overwinter as adults
Remarks
Females tend to be brachypterous, males macropterous (Greenwood 1988)