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Genus Peritroctes

Peritroctes bengalensis  Thornton & Wong 1966 - Peritroctes bengalensis - female Peritroctes bengalensis - female Peritroctes bengalensis - female Peritroctes bengalensis - female Peritroctes bengalensis - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Troctomorpha
Family Pachytroctidae (Thick Barklice)
Subfamily Pachytroctinae
Genus Peritroctes
Explanation of Names
Peritroctes Ribaga 1911
Numbers
7 spp. total(1)
Range
Subsaharan Africa to India; Barbados, Mexico(1)