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Photo#251107
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.

Moved

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

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

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