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Family Lachesillidae - Fateful Barklice

Lachesilla forcepeta - female Barklouse - Anomopsocus amabilis 020312Blice1 - Lachesilla Fateful Barklouse ? - Lachesilla nita Possible Philotarsus from Palo Alto, CA - Lachesilla kola Psocodea - Lachesilla andra Lachesilla kathrynae - female Ectopsocidae? - Lachesilla pacifica
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Homilopsocidea
Family Lachesillidae (Fateful Barklice)
Numbers
43 spp. in 4 genera in NA(1); ca. 270 spp. in 14 genera worldwide (of which ~230 spp. in Lachesilla)(2)[cite:370484]
Identification
Very small barklice with clear wings and a distinct cubital loop (U-shaped vein in the central upper margin of the forewing). Ectopsocidae look very similar but lack the cubital loop. (Philip Careless, 12/24/2007)