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Lepidopsocidae, dorsal - Echmepteryx hageni

Lepidopsocidae, dorsal - Echmepteryx hageni
Ames - Tullamore, Story County, Iowa, USA
September 18, 2009
Size: 3.5 mm
Very hairy-winged barklouse?

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Lepidopsocidae, dorsal - Echmepteryx hageni Lepidopsocidae, head - Echmepteryx hageni

not closely related to Psocidae
in fact, it's in a diff. suborder

Moved from Common Barklice.

That's what I get
for assuming. the uninformed...hairy-winged barklice sounds much like scaly-winged barklice (insert smiley face here).
Thanks much.

that's what you get for paying attention to common names, MJ!
switch them off for good... they are trouble.
but, more importantly, there is this rather useful photo guide on the order page(1) where you could instantly find your bug, on the very top