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Species Pachytroctes neoleonensis

Psocid - Pachytroctes neoleonensis Pachytroctes sp.  - Pachytroctes neoleonensis - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Troctomorpha
Family Pachytroctidae (Thick Barklice)
Subfamily Pachytroctinae
Genus Pachytroctes
Species neoleonensis (Pachytroctes neoleonensis)
Explanation of Names
Pachytroctes neoleonensis Garcia Aldrete 1986
♂ ~1.1 mm, ♀ ~1.6 mm(1)
AZ-TX; Mexico(1)(2)
mostly in oak leaf litter(1)
Known from males and apterous females. Arizona specimens are duskier than the Texas and Mexican specimens but do not differ otherwise.