Liposcelididae

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Liposcelididae
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocoptera
Suborder: Troctomorpha
Infraorder: Nanopsocetae
Family: Liposcelididae
Subfamilies

Embidopsocinae
Liposcelidinae

Liposcelididae is a family of barklice (Psocoptera) belonging to the suborder Troctomorpha. Members of this family are small and flattened, and often wingless.

The family contains close to 200 species, arranged in nine genera which make up one smaller and one larger subfamily:

Subfamily Embidopsocinae

Subfamily Liposcelidinae

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mockford, Edward L.; Krushelnycky, Paul D. (9 May 2008). "New species and records of Liposcelis Motschulsky (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae) from Hawaii with first description of the male of Liposcelis bostrychophila Badonnel". Zootaxa (1766): 53–68. 
  • Lienhard, C.; Smithers, C. N. (2002). "Psocoptera (Insecta): World Catalogue and Bibliography". Instrumenta Biodiversitatis (Geneva: Muséum d'histoire naturelle) 5.