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Genus Blastopsocus

Blastopsocus walshi Mockford - Blastopsocus walshi - female Blastopsocus lithinus (Chapman) - Blastopsocus lithinus - female Common Barklouse - Blastopsocus variabilis Common Barklouse - Blastopsocus lithinus barklouse - Blastopsocus variabilis Bark Louse on Bark - Blastopsocus lithinus Blastopsocus johnstoni Mockford - Blastopsocus johnstoni - female Blastopsocus johnstoni Mockford - Blastopsocus johnstoni - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Psocetae
Family Psocidae (Common Barklice)
Subfamily Amphigerontiinae
Genus Blastopsocus
Explanation of Names
Blastopsocus Roesler 1943
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, 9 total(1)
Identification
In forewing, Rs-M junction at a point or by a short fusion; ptserostigma rounded or smoothly curved on hind margin, opaque but without pigement spot. Otherwise defined by male genital features.(2)
Range
e. NA (north to so. QC) into South America; New Guinea(1)