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Cluster of bugs - Cerastipsocus venosus - male - female

Cluster of bugs - Cerastipsocus venosus - Male Female
White Castle, Louisiana 70788, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, USA
May 1, 2008
Size: about 6-8 mm
I have seen these only on my crape myrtle trees, they come and go and I see no damage, just would like to know more about them.

Very cool
bark lice. See guide. I believe it's this species, and you seem to have caught them in action feeding on lichen.