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Species Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae - Large-winged Psocid

Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae (Enderlein) - Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae - female Ectipsocopsis cryptomeriae (Enderlein) - Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae - female Small Barklice - Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae - female unidentified psocid - Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae Barklouse?  - Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae Psocoptera - Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae reddish barklouse - Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae Psylloidea? - Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Homilopsocidea
Family Ectopsocidae (Outer Barklice)
Genus Ectopsocopsis
Species cryptomeriae (Large-winged Psocid)
Explanation of Names
Ectopsocopsis cryptomeriae (Enderlein 1907)
of Asian origin(1), now nearly cosmopolitan; e. NA west to TX(2)
On hanging dead leaves, incl. corn; rarely warehouse pest.(2)(3) Seems to thrive in agricultural situations where few other psocids exist. Occasionally invades food warehouses.(4) Recorded from stored food in tropical regions. Is known to get into habitations and could make it through the winter if the air is not too dry; sometimes passes the winter in ground litter as nymphs. (Ed Mockford, pers. comm. to =v=, 01/11/09)
Works Cited
1.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
3.Handbook of urban insects and arachnids: A handbook of urban entomology
Robinson W.H. 2005. Cambridge University Press.
4.Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects
Norman F. Johnson, Charles A. Triplehorn. 2004. Brooks Cole.