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Species Trichadenotecnum majus

Barklice - Trichadenotecnum majus Common Barklice - Trichadenotecnum majus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Psocetae
Family Psocidae (Common Barklice)
Subfamily Psocinae
Tribe Ptyctini
Genus Trichadenotecnum
Species majus (Trichadenotecnum majus)
Explanation of Names
Trichadenotecnum majus (Kolbe 1880)
Identification
Six dark gray dots that form a backwards C in the last quarter of the wing, and the absence of fine black dots all over the wings suggests a female of this species.
Range
ne. US and adjacent Canada. Widespread in Europe, possibly introduced from there to NA(1)
Remarks
Can be found on sugar maples
Works Cited
1.North American Psocoptera
Edward L. Mockford. 1993. Sandhill Crane Press.