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Genus Cerastipsocus

Unknown Fly - Cerastipsocus trifasciatus 030812Blice1 - Cerastipsocus venosus Swarm of something - Cerastipsocus trifasciatus Unknown insect - Cerastipsocus venosus bug swarm on a tree trunk - Cerastipsocus trifasciatus What are these insects on our bald cypress tree? - Cerastipsocus venosus Leafhoppers?? on blueberry cane - Cerastipsocus venosus Cerastipsocus venosus
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)
Subfamily Psocinae
Genus Cerastipsocus
Explanation of Names
Cerastipsocus Kolbe 1884
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1), 27 total(2)
Range
Widespread(1)
Remarks
our only representative of the tribe Cerastipsocini (210 spp. in 15 genera worldwide)(2), sometimes treated in a separate subfamily, Ceratipsocinae(1)