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Species Liposcelis entomophila

Liposcelis entomophila (Enderlein) - Liposcelis entomophila - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Troctomorpha
Family Liposcelididae (Booklice)
Genus Liposcelis
No Taxon (Section I)
No Taxon (Group A)
Species entomophila (Liposcelis entomophila)
Explanation of Names
Liposcelis entomophila (Enderlein 1907)
Range
cosmopolitan, of unknown origin; considered non-native in Europe(1)(2); in our area, se. US + Midwest(3)
Habitat
in our area, mostly domestic situations; wild habitats only in [sub]tropical areas(3); infests stored grain in tropical countries(2)
Remarks
Probably introduced
Works Cited
1.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.
2.Handbook of urban insects and arachnids: A handbook of urban entomology
Robinson W.H. 2005. Cambridge University Press.
3.North American Psocoptera
Edward L. Mockford. 1993. Sandhill Crane Press.