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Family Caeciliusidae - Lizard Barklice

Barklouse - Valenzuela hyperboreus 040212Blice2 - Valenzuela posticus - male Valenzuela micanopi (Mockford) 1965 - Valenzuela micanopi - female Barklice - Valenzuela confluens - male Barklice - Valenzuela confluens Yellow-eyed Barklouse - Xanthocaecilius sommermanae - male Barklouse IMG_1449 - Valenzuela flavidus Caeciliusidae? - Valenzuela - 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 Caeciliusidae (Lizard Barklice)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
taxonomy treated in(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Caeciliusidae Mockford 2000
31 spp. in 4 genera in NA(3); ~570 spp. in 32 genera total(4)
Leaf-inhabiting species
Life Cycle
Eggs are laid bare and webbed.