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Family Pachytroctidae - Thick Barklice

Nanopsocus oceanicus Pearman - Nanopsocus oceanicus - female Nanopsocus oceanicus Pearman apterous female - Nanopsocus oceanicus - female Tapinella maculata - male Psocid - Pachytroctes neoleonensis Unknown Bark Louse - Tapinella lateral - Tapinella maculata Tapinella maculata - female Tapinella sp. # 2 - Tapinella undescribed - female
Classification
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
Numbers
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.