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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocoptera
Suborder: Psocomorpha
Infraorder: Homilopsocidea
Family: Elipsocidae

Subfamily Elipsocinae Subfamily Pseudopsocinae Subfamily Propsocinae Subfamily Nepiomorphinae Subfamily Lesneiinae Subfamily Yuntapsocinae

Elipsocidae is a family of Psocoptera belonging to the suborder Homilopsocidea. Members of the family have a free areola postica. Many species are apterous. The family includes about 130 species in 26 genera.


  • Lienhard, C. & Smithers, C. N. 2002. Psocoptera (Insecta): World Catalogue and Bibliography. Instrumenta Biodiversitatis, vol. 5. Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Genève.