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Species Teliapsocus conterminus

Teliapsocus conterminus - female island bark louse - 1 - Teliapsocus conterminus Barklouse nymph - Teliapsocus conterminus Barklouse nymphs - Teliapsocus conterminus barklouse - Teliapsocus conterminus - male Barklouse - Teliapsocus conterminus Bark louse guarding eggs? - Teliapsocus? - Teliapsocus conterminus Bark louse guarding eggs? - Teliapsocus? - Teliapsocus conterminus
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 Dasydemellidae (Shaggy Psocids)
Genus Teliapsocus
Species conterminus (Teliapsocus conterminus)
Explanation of Names
Teliapsocus conterminus (Walsh 1863)
Identification
The fine hairs along the front half of the forewing, the big arching cubital Loop (a U-shaped vein on the top-middle of the forewing), and the bicoloured pterostigma are distinctive marks of this species (comments here).
Range
e. and Pacific NA; so. US(1)
Life Cycle
reportedly associated with birch trees(2)