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Species Metylophorus purus

Common Barklouse - Metylophorus purus - male Barklouse - Metylophorus purus Psocodea - Metylophorus purus Psocodea - Metylophorus purus ? - Metylophorus purus Psocidae - Metylophorus purus Metylophorus purus ? - Metylophorus purus Metylophorus purus
Classification
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
Species purus (Metylophorus purus)
Explanation of Names
Metylophorus purus (Walsh 1862)
Identification
pterostigma completely clear, with white and black border; rectangular black marks between the eyes
Range
e. US (MA-FL to IL-TX) + so. ON(1)
Habitat
trunks and branches of broadleafs and conifers, fence posts, sides of old buildings, occasionally stone surfaces(1)
Works Cited
1.North American Psocoptera
Edward L. Mockford. 1993. Sandhill Crane Press.