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Psocidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Psocomorpha
Scientific name  Psocidae
Rank  Family
Class  Insecta
Infraorder  Psocetae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Booklice
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Similar  Booklice, Psocodea, Trichadenotecnum, Caeciliusidae, Ectopsocidae

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Psocidae is a family of insects in the order Psocoptera, the booklice.

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Members of this family are recognised by their wing-venation, where the areola postica is fused to the M-vein, giving rise to the so-called discoidal cell. This family is closely related to Myopsocidae. The family is widespread, including New Zealand.

Genera include:

  • Blaste
  • Cerastipsocus
  • Clematostigma
  • Trichadenotecnum
  • How to pronounce psocidae


    References

    Psocidae Wikipedia


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