Sphaeropsocidae

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

In the insect world, Sphaeropsocidae is a family of Psocoptera belonging to the suborder Troctomorpha. Members of this family have reduced, coriaceous wings. The family comprises 22 known species (four of them fossils) in eight genera.

Sources[edit]

  • Lienhard, C. & Smithers, C. N. 2002. Psocoptera (Insecta): World Catalogue and Bibliography. Instrumenta Biodiversitatis, vol. 5. Museum of Natural History, Geneva, Switzerland.