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Psocid - Polypsocus corruptus - male

Psocid - Polypsocus corruptus - Male
Block Island, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
August 1, 2020
I found three psocid species, one individual of each, last night that were all strikingly different from the boring old Psocidae (and occasional Valenzuela and Elipsocus) I tend to see at my porch lights.

Moved
Moved from Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice. An unexpected result! I just posted the third psocid, which I’m quite confident this time is a different species (and family)! I have all three specimens chilled if you would be interested in them. I could add them to the one booklouse I have. (They seem to have been extirpated from my dresser somehow, but I got one off a pinning board a couple weeks ago.)

This is the male of ...
Polypsocus corruptus and, yes, it is quite different from the female!

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