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Family Pachytroctidae - Thick Barklice

Tapinella maculata Mockford & Gurney 1956 - Tapinella maculata - female Nanopsocus oceanicus - male Nanopsocus oceanicus - male Nanopsocus oceanicus - female Tapinella sp. Pachytroctes sp.  - Pachytroctes neoleonensis - female Tapinella sp. # 2 - Tapinella undescribedtx - female Peritroctes bengalensis - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Troctomorpha
Family Pachytroctidae (Thick Barklice)
Explanation of Names
Pachytroctidae Enderlein 1904
4 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), ~90 spp. in 10 genera total(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Psocoptera (Insecta): World Catalogue and Bibliography
Charles Lienhard and Courtenay. N Smithers. 2002. Instrumenta Biodiversitatis Vol. 5. Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Genève.