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Species Stenocaecilius casarum

Pale barklouse with large, red, oval eyes - Stenocaecilius casarum little white bugs - Stenocaecilius casarum Psocodea - Stenocaecilius casarum Psocodea - Stenocaecilius casarum Stenocaecilius casarum - female Stenocaecilius casarum Stenocaecilius casarum Stenocaecilius casarum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Caeciliusetae
Family Caeciliusidae (Lizard Barklice)
Subfamily Caeciliusinae
Genus Stenocaecilius
Species casarum (Stenocaecilius casarum)
Explanation of Names
Stenocaecilius casarum (Badonnel 1931)
Identification
The elongated eye shape and dark mark through the frons and postclypeus are diagnostic
Range
TX, lower Rio Grande valley; apparently spreading northward
Habitat
palm foliage
Remarks
Source: E.L. Mockford, pers. comm. to =v= 10.vii.2010