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Photo#461817
Young barklouse - Valenzuela posticus - female

Young barklouse - Valenzuela posticus - Female
Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
October 4, 2010
Size: 2.1 mm
I think this is a young barklouse, as it appears to have wing buds. Found in leaf litter.

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Young barklouse - Valenzuela posticus - female Posed - Valenzuela posticus Ventral - Valenzuela posticus - female Head hairs - Valenzuela posticus Backside (ventral) - Valenzuela posticus Backside - Valenzuela posticus

Valenzuela posticus (Banks) -- det. E.L.Mockford
"micropterous female. The combination of very dark head and red abdomen are diagnostic."
(cool, man... =v=)

Moved from Nymphs and unidentified brachypterous adults.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

neat. might well turn out an adult
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