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Genus Lepinotus

Louse - Lepinotus reticulatus Louse - Lepinotus reticulatus What is this thing? - Lepinotus reticulatus Lepinotus inquilinus - Lepinotus Psocodea, question - Lepinotus reticulatus Psocodea, ventral - Lepinotus reticulatus Unidentified Psocoptera - Lepinotus reticulatus Tiny bug in house - Lepinotus reticulatus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Trogiomorpha
Infraorder Atropetae
Family Trogiidae (Granary Booklice)
Genus Lepinotus
Explanation of Names
Lepinotus Heyden 1850
3 spp. in our area (incl. 2 introduced(1)), 12 spp. worldwide(2)
worldwide, mostly tropical; the genus includes several [sub]cosmopolitan household and stored product pests(2)(3)