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Species Dorypteryx domestica

Very small bug (1.5 - 1.8mm) in the basement - Dorypteryx domestica Tiny winged insect - better picture - Dorypteryx domestica Psocid - Booklice? - Dorypteryx domestica Psocid - Booklice? - Dorypteryx domestica Winged Psocid? - Dorypteryx domestica
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)
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.
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.