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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Blastopsocus lithinus

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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
Species lithinus (Blastopsocus lithinus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Psocus lithinus Chapman 1930
Explanation of Names
Blastopsocus lithinus (Chapman 1930)
Range
East half of United States, slightly into Canada
Habitat
Trunks and branches of broadleaf & conifer trees; also shaded rock outcrops(1)
Works Cited
1.North American Psocoptera
Edward L. Mockford. 1993. Sandhill Crane Press.