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Family Mesopsocidae - Middle Barklice

Tiny insect from playground - Mesopsocus laticeps Barklice - Mesopsocus laticeps - male Amphigerontia? - Mesopsocus immunis - male Amphigerontia? - Mesopsocus immunis Unknown insect in Western Washington - Mesopsocus unipunctatus Mesopsocus male - M. immunis? - Mesopsocus immunis - male Barklouse - Mesopsocus laticeps Barklouse - Mesopsocus laticeps
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Homilopsocidea
Family Mesopsocidae (Middle Barklice)
Explanation of Names
Mesopsocidae Pearman 1936
A single genus with 3 spp. in our area(1); >100 spp. in 17 genera total (incl. ~70 Mesopsocus spp.)(2)[cite:370484]