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bark louse??? - Valenzuela subflavus - female

bark louse??? - Valenzuela subflavus - Female
Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Size: 2mm
Is this a bark louse? It was extremely tiny.
Flew off before I could get the whole body in focus. :o(

Valenzuela subflavus (Aaron)
Ed Mockford det.
His comment: "a recently molted female; would color up more later in life"
Moved from Caeciliusidae.


Caeciliusidae, i believe

Psocopteran for sure. Looks like it might, possibly, be freshly emerged from its molt to adulthood, accounting for the pale, "wet" look.

Thanks Eric.
If this is an adult....the babies must be microscopic!!!

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