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Species Lachesilla penta

Lachesilla penta Sommerman - Lachesilla penta - female Lachesilla penta Sommerman - Lachesilla penta - female Lachesilla penta Sommerman - Lachesilla penta - female Lachesilla penta   Sommerman - Lachesilla penta - female Fateful Barklouse - Lachesilla penta - male Fateful Barklouse - Lachesilla penta - male Lachesilla penta - female Lachesilla penta - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Homilopsocidea
Family Lachesillidae (Fateful Barklice)
Genus Lachesilla
No Taxon (forcepeta group)
Species penta (Lachesilla penta)
Explanation of Names
Lachesilla penta Sommerman 1946
Identification
Subgenital plate has narrow terminally pigmented arms that curve inward and a flat truncated posterior margin like that in Fig. 202 in(1); sternum 9 w/flattened oval pigmented area surrounding the spermapore [Fig. 642(1)]; females of L. penta and L. tropica are very similar in appearance and both occur on branches with persistent dead leaves, but can be distinguished by the subgenital plate. (Comment by Diane Young)
Works Cited
1.North American Psocoptera
Edward L. Mockford. 1993. Sandhill Crane Press.