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

Genus Psocus

Barklice - Psocus leidyi - male Psocus? - Psocus crosbyi Unknown to me - Psocus leidyi Psocopteran of somekind? - Psocus - male unknown Psocopteran - Psocus - female Barklice - Psocus leidyi Mystery female psocid - Psocus crosbyi - female Psocus leidyi
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
Tribe Psocini
Genus Psocus
Explanation of Names
Psocus Latreille 1794
Greek psochos (ψωχος) 'dust, sand'(1)
2 spp. in our area(2), 17 spp. worldwide(3)
many parts of the Old World (Oriental, w. Palaearctic/Mediterranean...) + NA & W. Indies(3)