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Species Stimulopalpus japonicus

Psocopteran? - Stimulopalpus japonicus Adult and nymph on boulder in mountain river - Stimulopalpus japonicus Barklouse - Stimulopalpus japonicus Insect - Stimulopalpus japonicus Barklouse - Stimulopalpus japonicus Barklouse - Stimulopalpus japonicus Stimulopalpus japonicus Stimulopalpus japonicus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Troctomorpha
Family Amphientomidae (Tropical Barklice)
Genus Stimulopalpus
Species japonicus (Stimulopalpus japonicus)
Explanation of Names
Stimulopalpus japonicus Enderlein 1906
Range
native to Japan, adventive in NA (e. US); also known from India(1)(2)
Habitat
often appears in numbers on cement structures and rock outcrops(2) in shaded parks during the summer
Life Cycle
males unknown (thelytokous sp.?)(2)
Remarks
accidentally introduced during the late 1940s (DC area), now spread west to IL-AL(2)