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Species Ectopsocus richardsi

Ectopsocus richardsi Pearman - Ectopsocus richardsi - 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 Ectopsocidae (Outer Barklice)
Genus Ectopsocus
Species richardsi (Ectopsocus richardsi)
Explanation of Names
Ectopsocus richardsi (Pearman 1929)
Range
native to Africa & Asia, now nearly cosmopolitan(1); in our area, probably introduced (FL, TX)(2)
Habitat
associated with stored grain and other dry food material(1)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of urban insects and arachnids: A handbook of urban entomology
Robinson W.H. 2005. Cambridge University Press.
2.North American Psocoptera
Edward L. Mockford. 1993. Sandhill Crane Press.