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Family Psocidae - Common Barklice

barklice - Loensia moesta Common Barklouse - Cerastipsocus venosus - male Spotted Bark Louse - Dorsal - Psocus leidyi - female barklouse - Metylophorus novaescotiae ?Philotarsus - Trichadenotecnum bark louse or fly? - Metylophorus novaescotiae Loensia sp. Camelopsocus similis Mockford - Camelopsocus similis
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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