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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Psyllipsocus apache

Psyllipsocus apache Mockford - Psyllipsocus apache - female Psyllipsocus apache Mockford - Psyllipsocus apache Psyllipsocus apache Mockford - Psyllipsocus apache - female Psyllipsocus apache Mockford - Psyllipsocus apache - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Trogiomorpha
Infraorder Psocathropetae
Family Psyllipsocidae (Cave Barklice)
Genus Psyllipsocus
Species apache (Psyllipsocus apache)
Explanation of Names
Psyllipsocus apache Mockford 2011
specific epithet refers to the Native American tribe that inhabited the type locality of this species(1)
Size
body 1.5 mm, forewing 1.0 mm, hind wing ♂ 0.7 mm, ♀ 0.3 mm(1)
Range
AZ-CA(1)
Works Cited
1.New Species of Psyllipsocus from North and Middle America with a Key to the Species of the Region
Mockford, Edward L. 2011. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 137 (1 &2): 15-47.