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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Psoquillidae - Bird Nest Barklice

Winged louse, head lateral - Rhyopsocus Winged louse, anterior - Rhyopsocus Rhyopsocus eclipticus  Hagen 1876 - Rhyopsocus eclipticus - male Rhyopsocus eclipticus Hagen 1876 - Rhyopsocus eclipticus - female Rhyopsocus eclipticus - male - female Psocid - Rhyopsocus quercus Rhyopsocus eclipticus - female Rhyopsocus eclipticus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Trogiomorpha
Infraorder Atropetae
Family Psoquillidae (Bird Nest Barklice)
Numbers
7 spp. in 3 genera in our area (of which 3 spp. in 3 genera are adventive)(1), 30 spp. in 7 genera worldwide (all but 8 spp. are in Rhyopsocus)(2)