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Species Polypsocus corruptus

Tiny Bug - Polypsocus corruptus Polypsocus corruptus? - Polypsocus corruptus Barklouse - Polypsocus corruptus - female Polypsocus corruptus Attractive barklouse with patterned wings - Polypsocus corruptus A second cool barklouse - Polypsocus corruptus Hairy-winged Barklice - Lateral  - Polypsocus corruptus - female Male Polypsocus corruptus? - Polypsocus corruptus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Caeciliusetae
Family Amphipsocidae (Hairy-winged Barklice)
Genus Polypsocus
Species corruptus (Polypsocus corruptus)
Explanation of Names
Polypsocus corruptus (Hagen 1861)
Males have longer wings and a white crescent half way along the wings, while the females have a clear line running down the distal edge of the wings, and they do appear about 1/4 shorter then they are. In addition females hold their wings in a strange manner for most Psocoptera, domed like the hard elytra of a beetle.
Eastern and Pacific states(1)
On leaves of various plants(1)