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Photo#61232
winged insect - Lachesilla corona

winged insect - Lachesilla corona
Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida, USA
July 1, 2006
Size: ~3 to 4 mm
attracted to UV lights

Moved
Moved from Lachesilla.

Moved
Moved from Lachesillidae.

Moved

Family Lachesillidae
This very small psocoptera with clear wings and a distinct Cubital Loop (u shaped vein in the central upper margin of the forewing) is a member of the family Lachesillidae. In Canada this family is comprised primarily of a single genus (Lachesilla) but due to my lack of knowledge about the Psocoptera fauna of Florida I will leave it at the Family level for someone else. The Family Ectopsocidae looks very similar but lack the Cubital Loop.

 
Lachesilla sp.
Ed Mockford det.
his comment: "An excellent photo, and certain venational and head-marking characters are probably species-diagnostic, but I can't place it."

 
probably L. corona Chapman
Ed Mockford det.

barklouse

 
barklouse
Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.

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