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Family Psocidae - Common Barklice

Barklouse - Trichadenotecnum Psocidae? - Indiopsocus texanus - male Barklice - Cerastipsocus venosus Camelopsocus similis Mockford - Camelopsocus similis Small Herding Insect - Cerastipsocus venosus Body 2 - Metylophorus novaescotiae - male nymph - Metylophorus novaescotiae Loensia? - Loensia conspersa
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Psocomorpha
Infraorder Psocetae
Family Psocidae (Common Barklice)
Numbers
>60 spp. in 14 genera of 2 subfamilies in our area(1), >1,300 spp. in ~90 genera of 3 subfamilies worldwide(2)
Size
2-12 mm
Habitat
On bark and on rocks(1)
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