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Peritroctes bengalensis  Thornton & Wong 1966 - Peritroctes bengalensis - female

Peritroctes bengalensis Thornton & Wong 1966 - Peritroctes bengalensis - Female
San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, USA
November 8, 2014
Size: 1.2 mm
Check out the horns on this beauty! This species was first described from the Calcutta Botanical Gardens. I am waiting to hear from Mockford about the known distribution of this one. I was totally surprised to find it in Texas. This female is apterous. Describedd ij L W. B. Thornton & S. K. Wong "Some Psocoptera from West Bengal, India, Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 118(1):1-21, 1966.

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Peritroctes bengalensis - female Peritroctes bengalensis - female Peritroctes bengalensis  Thornton & Wong 1966 - Peritroctes bengalensis - female

Moved
Moved from Peritroctes.

stunning
really neat psocid!

 
Thanks Brad
Glad you think so. I'm just crazy about this species.

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