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Family Elipsocidae - Damp Barklice

Bark Louse - Elipsocus Bark Louse - Elipsocus Barklouse - maybe Elipsocidae? - Elipsocus Propsocus species?? - Propsocus pulchripennis - female Elipsocus? - Elipsocus hyalinus Insect on rock - Elipsocus obscurus Anyone know what type of bark louse? - Propsocus pulchripennis Cuneopalpus cyanops? - Cuneopalpus cyanops
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Homilopsocidea
Family Elipsocidae (Damp Barklice)
Explanation of Names
Elipsocidae Pearman 1936
12 spp. in 6 genera in our area(1); ~100 spp. in 32 genera total(2)