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Genus Metylophorus

I don't know, bark louse? - Metylophorus novaescotiae bark louse or fly? - Metylophorus novaescotiae   - Metylophorus novaescotiae Common Barklouse - Metylophorus novaescotiae Barklouse - Metylophorus novaescotiae Barklouse nymph - Metylophorus novaescotiae Livingston co. Missouri - Metylophorus novaescotiae Mystery Insect - Metylophorus novaescotiae
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Psocetae
Family Psocidae (Common Barklice)
Subfamily Psocinae
Genus Metylophorus
Explanation of Names
Metylophorus Pearman 1932
3 spp. in our area(1), 50 total(2)
mostly Oriental & Neotropical(2); in our area, 2 spp. widespread in e. US & adjacent Canada + one sp. in so. AZ(1)
our only representative of the tribe Metylophorini (>80 spp. in 7 genera worldwide)(2)