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Species Echmepteryx madagascariensis - Echmepteryx (Thylacopsis) madagascariensis

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Trogiomorpha
Infraorder Atropetae
Family Lepidopsocidae (Scaly-winged Barklice)
Genus Echmepteryx
Species madagascariensis (Echmepteryx (Thylacopsis) madagascariensis)
Explanation of Names
Echmepteryx madagascariensis (Kolbe 1885)
Range
Throughout the tropics; in the US, so. Florida only(1)(2)
Remarks
our only representative of the pantropical subg. Thylacopsis Enderlein, that contains 17 spp. total, known mostly from tropical oceanic islands(2)