Ectopsocus briggsi

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Ectopsocus briggsi
Ectopsocus briggsi.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocoptera
Family: Ectopsocidae
Genus: Ectopsocus
Species: E. briggsi
Binomial name
Ectopsocus briggsi
(McLachlan, 1899)
Synonyms
  • Ectopsocus meredionalis Ribaga, 1907[1]

Ectopsocus briggsi is a species of Psocoptera from Ectopsocidae family that can be found in Great Britain and Ireland. The species are brownish-orange coloured.[2]

Habitat[edit]

The species feed on trees such as:

They also feed on fruits such as apple, bramble, horse chestnut, lime, plum, sweet chestnut. Other than those they also like haystacks and leaf litter.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edward L. Mockford (1993). Ross H. Arnett, Jr., ed. "North American Psocoptera". Sandhill Crane Press. p. 196. ISBN 1-877743-12-7. 
  2. ^ a b Description, distribution, and habitat