Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Dorypteryx domestica

Very small bug in the basement - Dorypteryx domestica Tiny winged insect - better picture - Dorypteryx domestica Psocid - Booklice? - Dorypteryx domestica Psocid - Booklice? - Dorypteryx domestica Winged Psocid? - Dorypteryx domestica Striped Psocodea - Dorypteryx domestica Dorypteryx domestica adult - Dorypteryx domestica Dorypteryx domestica adult - Dorypteryx domestica
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Trogiomorpha
Infraorder Psocathropetae
Family Psyllipsocidae (Cave Barklice)
Genus Dorypteryx
Species domestica (Dorypteryx domestica)
Explanation of Names
Dorypteryx domestica (Smithers 1958)
Range
Europe; Canary Islands; Zimbabwe; US(1); native to Africa(2)
according to Ed Mockford (pers.comm. to =v=), probably adventive in NA (IL, NY, QC so far), likely from Europe, and is probably just overlooked.
Habitat
household habitats, food storage facilities(3)
Works Cited
1.Johnson K.P., Smith V.S. (2013) Psocodea species file online. Version 5.0
2.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.
3.Handbook of urban insects and arachnids: A handbook of urban entomology
Robinson W.H. 2005. Cambridge University Press.