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Subfamily Amphigerontiinae

Barklouse - Blaste the emperor's new blouse - Blaste Blastopsocus variabilis (Aaron) - Blastopsocus variabilis - female Guessing it's a psocid - Amphigerontia petiolata Barklice - Blaste subquieta Psocidae, Common Barklice, face - Blastopsocus lithinus - female Blaste longipennis (Banks) 1918 - Blaste longipennis - male Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice (Psocodea) - Blaste
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
19 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), ~240 spp. in >20 genera worldwide(2)